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.
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