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It's still unclear what the 'rage' was about, and just who was involved; investigation continues

COURTESY OF KPTV FOX-12 NEWS  - Police closed down S.E. Umatilla Street between 17th and 18th Avenues for hours, following a suspected road rage shooting incident in which a man was injured. Central Precinct officers responded to a suspected case of "road rage" on S.E. 17 th Avenue in Sellwood – which evidently led to gunshots on Umatilla Street near 18th Avenue on Thursday night, May 2, at 10:30 p.m.

"Arriving officers located a male adult who was injured; he was transported to an area hospital with what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries," later reported a police spokesperson.

The PPB Gun Violence Reduction Team arrived, and began to investigate what preliminary information suggested had an element of road rage, but details of what exacly happened remain unclear. Officers searched the area for the shooter, but came up empty-handed. The road closures were cleared overnight, but the case is still under investigation.

Anyone who witnessed the shooting, or who possesses video surveillance footage of the shooting, is asked to contact Detective Brian Declercque at 503/823-2056 or by e-mail at – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Alternatively, you can contact Detective Brent Christensen at 503/823-2087 or – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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