N Portland drive-by shooting suspect arrested

N Portland drive-by shooting suspect arrested

N Portland drive-by shooting suspect arrested

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by KGW.com

kgw.com

Posted on July 11, 2013 at 2:32 PM

Updated Friday, Jul 12 at 6:23 AM

PORTLAND – Officers arrested a suspect Thursday in connection with a drive-by shooting on July 2 in North Portland.

Portland police’s Gang Enforcement Team arrested 18-year-old Omar Solano-Quitana for the shooting in the 9000 block of North Foss Street, said Sgt. Pete Simpson with Portland police.

The 18-year-old victim was lying on the corner of North Alaska Street and Chautauqua Boulevard when police arrived. Paramedics took him to the hospital where he was treated for multiple non-life-threatening gunshot wounds, Simpson said.

Gang detectives identified Quitana as a suspect and arrested him near Northeast 72nd Avenue and Northeast Killingsworth Street. He was booked in the Multnomah County Jail and charged with attempted murder, assault, and unlawful use of a weapon.

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