PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man is in the hospital following a shooting at Silver Falls State Park late Wednesday night.
A 23-year-old man, identified as Billy Gardner of Portland, was found with a gunshot wound in the park’s north trailhead parking lot shortly after 11 p.m. He was sent to a local hospital for treatment and has since been released.
Police say the suspect stole the victim’s car and fled the scene. He is believed to have headed north on Highway 214 in a silver 2016 Ford Fusion, with 383MAX on the Oregon license plate.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is urged to contact Oregon State Police at 1.800.442.0776 or *OSP and reference case #SP20-205764.
This is a developing story.
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