Altercation escalates to gunfire at Vancouver’s Evergreen Park

Crime

One woman suffered a gunshot wound

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A woman was struck by gunfire after an argument escalated at Evergreen Park on Friday morning.

Vancouver Police say an altercation sprang up between several people at the park around 9 a.m., leading to one man pulling out a gun. That suspect then struck another man with the gun itself — and fired a shot off at a woman. Both victims were reportedly involved in the argument.

The woman suffered a gunshot wound and was rushed to a nearby hospital. She is expected to survive, according to Vancouver PD.

Witnesses told police the suspect fled the scene, possibly in a white SUV.

An investigation is ongoing. KOIN 6 News will provide updates when new information is available.

This is a developing story.

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