According to the Portland Police Bureau, bullets were fired between two automobiles on Friday evening in southeast Portland, leaving one guy hurt and another man in custody.
Police were called to reports of a shooting in the 2700 block of Southeast 115th Avenue at around 7:30 o’clock. Police discovered shooting evidence but no suspects or casualties when they arrived.
A short while later, a guy in his 60s was reported to have a gunshot wound near the 15200 block of Southeast Stark Street, according to a call to 911. Around the time of the initial complaint of gunshots, the individual informed officers that he had been shot on SE 115th Avenue, which is located south of Division Street. The injured party is anticipated to make a full recovery.
The tweet below confirms the news:
Police Arrest Suspect in Drive-By Shooting
Police discovered the victim and suspect had been in two automobiles traveling south on 115th Avenue after conducting an initial investigation. When the culprit in the following automobile opened fire at the victim’s car, the victim was hurt.
A potential suspect was found, and detectives followed him to an apartment they thought he was residing at close to Northeast 159 Avenue and Northeast Sandy Boulevard.
At around 10:30 p.m., police surrounded the residence and detained the suspect less than three hours after the initial report.
The 52-year-old suspect, Kelvin O. Malone, was recognized and taken into custody at the Multnomah County Detention Facility.
Malone is accused of using a weapon unlawfully, second-degree assault, and attempted second-degree murder. Officers carrying out a search warrant also discovered and confiscated a semiautomatic weapon as proof.
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