Eugene police search for suspect in shooting near Albertsons

Eugene police responded to the report of a man with a gunshot wound at around 7:40 p.m. on Sunday.

Posted: Jan 14, 2018 11:51 PM
Updated: Jan 15, 2018 5:17 PM

EUGENE, Ore. – Police are looking for a suspect involved in a shooting near an Albertsons in Eugene.

Eugene police responded to the report of a man with a gunshot wound at around 7:40 p.m. on Sunday.

The victim, Jesse Chisholm said the shooting happened at the Heron Meadows apartment complex near the intersection of Unthank and Throne. 

Chisholm said he was walking from his apartment complex when a man, who was hiding behind a building in an unlit area, approached him. He said the man quickly shot him in the arm. After being shot, Chisholm then ran the opposite direction and called police.

Chisholm claims this was a random act of violence and said there were no altercations leading up the shooting. 

Chisholm is expected to make a full recovery. 

After investigating with a K-9 unit, police said they have found no evidence at the crime scene. Police are still investigating and are asking for any information regarding this incident. 

Officers said they searched the area but were not able to find the shooter.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic man in his 20s. Police said he was last seen wearing a black hoodie and black Carhart-style pants.

The victim was treated at the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 135973

Reported Deaths: 1843
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah28796460
Washington18973176
Marion16475242
Clackamas11866139
Lane8564113
Jackson704390
Umatilla689071
Deschutes510339
Yamhill325447
Malheur318253
Linn317049
Polk251040
Klamath248844
Josephine180535
Benton176914
Douglas173143
Jefferson171825
Union113116
Wasco110223
Columbia105518
Lincoln101517
Hood River96921
Coos96215
Morrow95510
Clatsop6995
Crook63111
Baker5805
Tillamook3682
Curry3235
Lake2375
Grant2131
Harney1794
Wallowa983
Gilliam521
Sherman470
Wheeler201
Unassigned00
Eugene
Cloudy
40° wxIcon
Hi: 46° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 37°
Corvallis
Partly Cloudy
36° wxIcon
Hi: 46° Lo: 36°
Feels Like: 36°
Roseburg
Cloudy
43° wxIcon
Hi: 45° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 40°
North Bend
Cloudy
44° wxIcon
Hi: 48° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 44°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner

LATEST FORECAST

Community Events