(Update: Victim in fair condition)
PRINEVILLE, Ore. (KTVZ) – A 21-year-Prineville man was arrested early Saturday on assault and other charges, accused of shooting a 24-year-old Prineville man during an altercation on a downtown street late Friday night, police said.
The shooting occurred around 11:20 p.m. in the area of Southeast Third and Court streets, Sergeant Rob Gray said. The victim was taken to St. Charles Prineville with a gunshot wound. He was later taken to St. Charles Bend, where a house supervisor said he was in fair condition Saturday afternoon.
Shortly after 4 a.m. Saturday, the suspect was arrested and taken to the Crook County Jail, where he was booked on charges of first-degree assault and unlawful use of a firearm. He remained held Saturday on $11,500 bail.
Gray said the suspect and victim knew each other and were in an altercation. No more information was released in the ongoing investigation.