- Associated Press - Thursday, September 19, 2019

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Police say a Home Depot customer and a man suspected of theft near a Northeast Portland store got into an altercation that left the suspect critically injured.

The Oregonian/OregonLive reports a security guard was on a bike trail confronting a suspect Thursday when a community member got into a confrontation with the suspect and “weapons were produced.”

Police say the suspect’s injuries are believed to be from gunshots. He was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

Police said the community member, a man, was cooperating with investigators. Around 3:15 p.m. he was still at the scene, and appeared to have minor injuries.

Police haven’t said who fired a weapon.

An investigation is ongoing.


Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com

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