Hillsboro - Aloha

Deputies: Man shot in the back while walking along Aloha street

ALOHA, Ore. – A man was shot in the back while walking along a street in Aloha Saturday night, sheriff's deputies said.

It happened near Southwest 170th Avenue and Vendala Park Lane at around 9 p.m.

The victim was taken to a hospital where he is in critical condition. His name has not been released.

Witnesses told deputies they saw two Hispanic men in their 30s running away from the scene. Both were wearing dark blue clothes, according to Sgt. David Thompson with the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

Investigators believe the shooting is gang-related.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call 503-629-0111.