Portage Police are investigating the shooting on Saturday of a Portage man
at the Speedway gas station at U.S. Highway 6 and Swanson Road.
According to police, at 4:45 p.m. the victim, 33, was standing outside his
vehicle at the gas station when he heard a bang and realized he’d been shot.
The man was able to drive himself to hospital “and will survive,” police
The PPD is asking anyone who may have been in the vicinity of the Speedway,
around that time on Saturday, and who heard or saw anything suspicious to
contact Capt. Joe Reynolds at (219) 726-3122.
“Based on the initial stages of the ongoing investigation, our detectives
believe that this shooting was not a random act of violence,” Portage Police
Chief Troy Williams said.