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PORTLAND -- Two homeless men shot while sleeping under the Morrison Bridge had been turned away from a shelter that same night, according to a newspaper report.

The Oregonian reported Friday that Carter Hickman and Allen Dean had tried to camp at the Right 2 Dream Too shelter in Old Town Tuesday night. They were turned away because it was full.

Early the next morning, the two men were shot.

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Hickman remained in fair condition at OHSU Saturday, after being hit in the chest. Dean was released Friday.

A representative said the shelter turns away an average of 20 people per night to prevent overcrowding.

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