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A U.S. Postal Service mail carrier was shot and wounded on Christmas Eve in Milwaukie.

Police on Christmas Eve responded to the shooting of a U.S. Postal Service mail carrier in Milwaukie.

The uniformed mail carrier had been shot in the upper leg by what appeared to be a small caliber firearm, in the vicinity of Southeast 37th and Harvey Street, at around 12:40 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 24.