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Several dozen students from various high schools in the Portland, Ore., metropolitan area gather downtown to protest Republican nominee Donald Trump's victory in Tuesday’s presidential election, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016. The protests were peaceful and students said that they felt compelled to demonstrate against Trump because they were not old enough to vote. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)

Oregon police have launched an investigation after a man was shot at an anti-Trump protest



[UPDATE] November 12th -- 9:01 a.m.

Police in Portland, Oregon, say one person was shot and injured by a man who had gotten into a confrontation with a protester then opened fire.

Portland police said the victim was taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

They were last looking for a male suspect, who apparently fled in his vehicle after the shooting early Saturday morning on a Willamette River bridge.

Police asked people to leave the area immediately following the shooting.

Police tweeted a description of the suspect involved in the shooting.

A rally in downtown Portland turned violent when protesters smashed windows and lit fires.

Portland police called the protests a riot and officers in riot gear cleared the streets.

More protests in U.S. cities

Thousands protesting Donald Trump's victory took to the streets for a second night of demonstrations and vigils in several U.S. cities.

The anti-Trump rally in Portland, Oregon, attracted an estimated 4,000 people. It quickly turned violent, according to CNN.

There were also protests in Minneapolis, Los Angeles and Denver.

Trump took to Twitter to call the demonstrations "very unfair."

Raw: Riot at Portland, Oregon Anti-Trump Protest

WATCH  | See raw video of the anti-Trump riot in Portland.

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