The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby, I rushed out and found

Could you please tell me if "I rushed out and found her mother's maid" means "I rushed out in order to find her mother's maid" or just "I rushed out and then I met her mother's maid" in the following excerpt from the chapter Four of The Great Gatsby:

She began to cry—she cried and cried. I rushed out and found her mother’s maid and we locked the door and got her into a cold bath. She wouldn’t let go of the letter.

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It looks as if he rushed out with the intention to find her although it certainly sounds a little ambiguous.