Man from Eugene says he was kidnapped, shot, and dropped off on I-84


MORROW COUNTY, Ore. - A man who says he was kidnapped and shot was transported to the hospital in Morrow County on Wednesday morning after being located at the Love's Truck Stop near exit 159.

At approximately 7:30 a.m., Morrow County Sheriff's Office and Boardman Police Department discovered that a 48-year-old man inside a private vehicle was suffering from a single gunshot wound. The adult male had a last known address in Eugene, and he was transported to Good Shepherd Medical Center for treatment.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was shot at another location, and was later transported to the Love's Truck Stop by a citizen who was waived down by the victim on I-84 near milepost 151.

The victim in this incident alleges to have been kidnapped and dropped off near milepost 151.

The victim reports his abductors were operating a maroon van, and they fled the scene in an unknown direction. There is no current indication that there is a threat to the general public regarding this investigation.

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