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Man Shot at Anti-Trump Protest in Portland

A gunman was being hunted following the incident on the Morrison Bridge

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    Several dozen students from various high schools in the Portland, Ore., metropolitan area gather in the city's downtown Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, to protest the election of Donald Trump.

    A man was shot during the latest protest against President-elect Donald Trump in Portland, Oregon, early Saturday, NBC News reported.

    A gunman was being hunted following the incident on the Morrison Bridge.

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    "Preliminary information indicates that a suspect was in a vehicle on the bridge and there was a confrontation with someone in the protest," Portland Police said in a statement. "The suspect got out of the vehicle and fired multiple shots injuring the victim."

    Authorities said his wounds are not thought to be life-threatening.

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    The suspect was descried as an African American male aged in his late teens. He is believed to have fled in a gray or silver sedan.

    Earlier, police reported that "burning projectiles" were being thrown at officers during one of three demonstrations that occurred simultaneously in the city.