2 injured in St. Helens shooting; suspect sought


A 7-year-old girl was found inside the house as well, but wasn't hurt

ST HELENS, Ore. (KOIN) — St. Helens police officers are looking for a man accused of shooting and injuring two people inside a house late Tuesday night.

Adam Corey Fleming, 31, is 5-feet-11, 280 pounds, balding with hazel eyes. He was seen leaving in a white 1993 Toyota Camry station wagon with an Oregon plate 427EQV and was last seen in Clackamas around 2 a.m.

If you see him, call 911.

St. Helens Police Chief Brian Greenway told KOIN 6 News the shooting happened following a fight at a home along Old Portland Road. Neighbors called 911 and reported hearing gunshots around 10:15 p.m.

Inside the house, officers found one man suffering from a gunshot wound to the arm. He was taken to a Portland hospital, but has since been released.

The other victim had multiple gunshot wounds to his lower body, according to Greenway. He was airlifted to a hospital and had to undergo emergency surgery.

Both victims are expected to survive, according to police.

Police officers were seen patrolling a neighborhood in St. Helens on Wednesday morning, July 3, 2019. (KOIN)

A 7-year-old girl was also inside the house, but wasn’t injured.

Greenway said it was an isolated incident and added that the victims and shooter know each other.

While police don’t think there’s a threat to the public, they’re working with several agencies to find the suspect due to the severity of the crime.

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