Coos Bay Shooting Suspect on the Loose

COOS BAY, Ore. — Police in Coos Bay are searching for a suspected shooter.

The Coos Bay Police Department says around 5 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, 33-year-old Vernon Johnson, of Reedsport, was shot in the leg while in his car near the intersection of S. 4th Street and Kruse. Emergency crews rushed him to the hospital.

At last check, officers had yet to find the suspect. They describe the suspect as a skinny while male in his early 20s, 5’10”-6′ tall with short dark hair and a goatee. They say at the time of the shooting, he was wearing a white T-shirt, tan shorts and an orange jacket.

If you see the suspect or have any information on this case, you’re asked to call the Coos Bay Police Department at (541) 269-8911.

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