Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Three Suspects Arrested in Connection with Two Shootings on Sunday


News Release from Portland Police Bureau
Posted on FlashAlert: June 13th, 2017 12:15 PM
The Portland Police Bureau's Gang Enforcement Team arrested three juvenile males in connection with two shootings that occurred on Sunday June 11, 2017, in the area of Southeast 131st Avenue and Powell Boulevard. A 17-year-old male was critically injured in the first shooting but is expected to survive.

17-year-old Marcel Anthony Wilson and 17-year-old Daquantre Armstrong were arrested shortly after the first shooting and, after further investigation, booked into the Donald E. Long Juvenile Detention Home (JDH) on charges of Attempted Murder, Attempted Assault in the First Degree, and Unlawful Use of a Weapon.

A second shooting in the area occurred at approximately 9:45 p.m., believed to be in retaliation for the first shooting, and resulted in the arrest of 17-year-old Ricky Antwan Gaters. Nobody was injured in the second shooting which damaged a residence occupied by a small child, and the mother of the first shooting victim.

Gaters was also booked into JDH and faces charges of Attempted Murder, Attempted Assault in the First Degree, and Unlawful Use of a Weapon. (two counts).

Anyone with information about this case or other gun crimes in the City of Portland is encouraged to provide information to the Portland Police Bureau's Tactical Operations Division at 503-823-4106 or email information to gangs@portlandoregon.gov.

Information learned from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or YouTube should be shared with investigators as these tips may lead to the identification of a suspect or suspects.

If you see a gun crime in progress, call 9-1-1.

The Portland Police Bureau works closely with Enough is Enough PDX, a community-led campaign aimed at encouraging people to take a stand against gang violence in the area.

For more information about Enough is Enough PDX and how you can get involved, please visit https://www.facebook.com/EnoughIsEnoughPDX

Additional information about Enough is Enough PDX and other City efforts addressing youth violence can be found at the Office of Youth Violence Prevention, http://www.portlandonline.com/safeyouth/

Crime Stoppers of Oregon is offering a minimum $250 cash reward to anyone who reports a convicted felon or a juvenile in possession of a firearm and tipsters can remain anonymous. Rewards of up to $1,000 are available for other unsolved felony crimes - $2,500 for unsolved homicides.

Submit an anonymous tip:

Text CRIMES (274637) - Type 823HELP, followed by the tip.

Online at http://crimestoppersoforegon.com/submit_online_tip.php

Call 503-823-HELP (4357)

Visit http://tipsoft.com to download the TipSubmit app.

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