Man shot in leg near Vancouver Mall

By Andy Matarrese, Columbian Breaking News Reporter



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.