Vancouver Police investigate shooting

One male sent to area hospital with multiple gunshot wounds

VANCOUVER – The Vancouver Police Department’s Safe Streets Task Force and Major Crimes Unit are investigating a shooting Monday evening that sent one male to an area hospital.

At about 9:30 p.m. Monday (Oct. 26), Vancouver Police responded to the area of Northeast 87th Avenue and Northeast 12th Street for a report of shots fired involving two vehicles. When officers arrived, they located multiple shell casings but no victims.

A short time later, dispatch received a call regarding a male who returned home with gunshot wounds.  Officers responded to that residence and located a male with multiple gunshot wounds.  The male was transported to an area hospital.  A vehicle matching the description of one of the vehicles from the scene of the shooting was also located at the residence.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Vancouver Police Department Tip Line at (360) 487-7399.

Nothing further is being released at this time.

Information provided by Vancouver Police Department.