Four people were rushed to the hospital after a shooting in unincorporated Happy Valley early Thursday, Dec. 31.
The names of the victims were not immediately released. Three male people and one female person between the ages of 17 and 20 had been shot.
According to the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a report of a shooting at the 9221 S.E. Idleman Road just after 12:30 a.m. on Thursday, where people were reportedly attending a party at a vacation rental property.
The victims were hospitalized but are expected to survive. There was no immediate word on what events led up to the shooting.
Upon arrival deputies were able to get the 20-30 partygoers out of the house, where they found one victim with a gunshot wound to his chest who was being attended to by partygoers.
The deputies quickly stepped in and began life-saving measures, applying a chest seal to his wound. Deputies declared the scene safe so medical personnel could enter and transport the patient.
A male victim of a gunshot wound was transported by ambulance to an area hospital by American Medical Response. Additional shooting victims had already left the scene to seek medical treatment, and detectives were able to make contact with three additional shooting victims at area hospitals.
Detectives and crime scene investigators processed the scene as Southeast Idleman Road between Southeast 92nd Avenue and Southeast 94th Avenue remained closed until about noon on Dec. 31.
Detectives are seeking tips from the public that can aid in the ongoing investigation and arrest of the suspect, who remains at large. Anyone with information on this shooting, the suspect or the suspect's whereabouts is urged to call 503-723-4949 or use the online form at clackamas.us/sheriff/tip, referencing CCSO Case # 20-027728.
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