Jeep with gun inside found after Oak Grove shooting
Clackamas County deputies are asking for tips following an early-morning shooting on Dec. 22 involving two vehicles in Oak Grove.
Sheriff's officials believe they recovered a vehicle and a firearm involved in the shooting, but the suspects are still at large.
Just after 4 a.m., deputies responded to several 911 calls reporting gunfire and "what sounded like a crash and a lot of yelling" near the intersection of Oatfield and Concord roads, according to the county.
When deputies arrived, one of the two involved vehicles had already left the area. Deputies could not locate a vehicle described as a dark-colored or black truck with a canopy, or possibly an SUV.
Deputies found the second involved vehicle, a black Jeep Compass that had suffered substantial damage to its front right wheel from striking a curb on Concord Road, just east of the intersection. Deputies also discovered bullet casings in the intersection and near the Jeep, and a gun was found inside the Jeep.
Deputies blocked off the intersection to preserve evidence and protect emergency workers as they responded to the scene. Detectives responded to document the scene, collect evidence and interview witnesses.
The investigation revealed a house and an uninvolved vehicle had both been struck by gunfire. The intersection was reopened at about 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 22.
Detectives are asking for the public's help to identify one of the vehicles and all the people involved in this violent exchange. Anyone with information on the dark-colored truck or SUV that fled the scene is urged to contact the Sheriff's Office Tip Line by phone at 503-723-4949 or by using the online email form at clackamas.us/sheriff/tip, referencing CCSO Case # 20-027076.
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