8-year-old girl shot in foot during road rage incident on Oregon interstate

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An Eight-year-old woman was shot within the foot Tuesday throughout an obvious street rage incident on Interstate 84 in Portland, Oregon, officers stated.

Portland Police stated in a information launch that officers responded to a name of a capturing round 2:56 p.m. native time, the place the sufferer's mother and father advised officers she had been shot from a car passing them on the interstate.

The sufferer was within the again seat of her mom's automotive touring eastbound on I-84 when an unknown individual driving a minivan was driving recklessly, almost inflicting the sufferer's mom to crash, police stated.

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The sufferer's mom then drove previous the van, when somebody within the van fired a shot at her automotive, putting her daughter, in accordance with police. One other baby within the backseat was not injured.

Medical personnel arrived and handled the sufferer for her superficial damage, in accordance the police. The woman didn't require fast transportation to a hospital.

Authorities described the suspect's car as a blue minivan of an unknown make and mannequin. The driving force was described as a white or Hispanic man, 30 or 35 years previous with a chunky construct who was unshaven and sporting a hat, in response to police.

Police have stopped a van matching the suspect car description in Southeast Portland, and detained the driving force for additional investigation by detectives, Fox 12 Oregon reported.

The car might have been concerned with at the very least one hit-and-run incident on I-84 previous to the capturing, Fox 12 reported. 

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