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.