Victim Injured While Driving Car, Suspect Arrested (Photo)

June 24, 2021 10:51


A victim is in the hospital with a bullet wound after being shot while driving a car in the Hazelwood Neighborhood.

On Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 7:43p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to the intersection of Southeast 122nd Avenue and Southeast Ash Street on a report of someone shot. As officers responded they were updated that a suspect vehicle had crashed at Southeast 122nd Avenue and East Burnside Street.

Officers arrived and found a shooting victim in a vehicle. He told officers he had been shot while driving. He was transported to the hospital by ambulance. His injuries are not life threatening.

Officers responded to the crash scene and found that the shooting suspect vehicle had struck another car, then came to rest against a utility pole (photo). The driver of the other car suffered minor injuries, but was transported to the hospital by ambulance as a precaution.

The Enhanced Community Safety Team (ECST) responded to the scene to investigate. Two firearms were seized as evidence (photo).

Charles E. Criglar III, 27, of Portland, was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on charges of Assault in the Second Degree and Unlawful Use of a Weapon.

If anyone has information about this case, please reference Portland Police case 21-170586 and e-mail [email protected]

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Photo 1: Suspect vehicle, a silver sedan, front end resting against a utility pole. Front passenger side door open

Photo 2: Shell casing resting on a car seat, broken glass spread around

Photo 3: Two handguns resting on a table: a subcompact semiautomatic handgun with slide locked back, loaded magazine; a Uzi style semiautomatic with two loaded magazines



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