Police shoot man firing a shotgun in street

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by KGW staff

NWCN.com

Posted on September 29, 2012 at 7:19 PM

WOODBURN -- Police shot a man who was reportedly firing rounds and pointing a shotgun at passing vehicles and at a person walking down the street early Friday, police said.

Three officers exchanged gunfire with a 20-year-old man around 9:30 p.m. outside a home in the 1100 block of 5th Street in Woodburn, said Lt. Gregg Hastings with Oregon State Police.

The man was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

No officers were injured during the encounter and police did not release the name of the suspect.

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