Teen shot in church parking lot, shooter at large

Shooting happened at New Hope Church in Happy Valley

A man was shot in the parking lot of New Hope Church in Happy Valley, August 17, 2016. (KOIN)

HAPPY VALLEY, Ore. (KOIN) — A search is on for the shooter of a teen seriously wounded in the parking lot of a Happy Valley church Wednesday night.

Clackamas County deputies found Frank Nifon, 18, in the parking lot at New Hope Church on SE Stevens Road around 8:15 p.m. He was rushed to a hospital for treatment and is expected to recover.

The suspect — described as a white man with a red shirt and red hat — was seen running from the area but remains on the loose.

The investigation continues into what deputies believe is an isolated incident. KOIN 6 News will have more information as it develops.


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