Man suspected of theft critically hurt outside Home Depot

(Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive,

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say a Home Depot customer and a man suspected of theft near a Northeast Portland store got into an altercation that left the suspect critically injured.

The Oregonian/OregonLive reports a security guard was on a bike trail confronting a suspect Thursday when a community member got into a confrontation with the suspect and “weapons were produced.”

Police say the suspect’s injuries are believed to be from gunshots. He was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

Police said the community member, a man, was cooperating with investigators. Around 3:15 p.m. he was still at the scene, and appeared to have minor injuries.

Police haven’t said who fired a weapon.

An investigation is ongoing.