Driver shot, suspect detained after crash in SE Portland

Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A driver crashed into another vehicle after a suspected road rage shooting Wednesday evening in Southeast Portland.

Police said a driver shot a man in another vehicle and while the suspect was speeding away, he crashed into a different car being driven by an 88-year-old woman at SE 122nd Avenue and E. Burnside Street.

Officers took the suspect into custody.

The man who was shot was taken to a hospital with a gunshot wound to the thigh and was expected to recover, the Portland Police Bureau said. There was also a passenger in the victim’s car. The elderly driver in the crash was shaken up but unhurt, according to police.

Northbound lanes of SE 122nd Avenue were blocked, police said.

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