Man shot in leg near Vancouver Mall

By Andy Matarrese, Columbian Breaking News Reporter

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One person was shot in the leg near Vancouver Mall Tuesday night, police said.

Police and ambulance crews were called to 7808 N.E. 51st St., shortly before 8 p.m., for a call of an assault with a weapon and a gunshot wound, according to emergency dispatch logs.

Officers arrived at the location, near the VanMall retirement community, soon after.

The Vancouver Police Department said officers located a victim with a gunshot wound to the leg. The victim, who was not identified, was transported to a hospital.

The department said no suspects had yet been found that night, and the investigation was ongoing.