PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — One person was shot in Southeast Portland shortly around 11:15 a.m Friday, and one person is already in custody.
Police said Joseph Townsend was shot in the leg after getting into a fight with 53-year-old Thomas Richard Robertson. The suspect ran away to a nearby home in the area of SE 82nd and Woodstock Boulevard and was found by police quickly.
Townsend, 27, is expected to recover.
Robertson’s handgun was found and he was booked on a charge of second-degree assault.
The shooting was not gang-related, officials said.