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Vancouver man shot and killed at Portland convenience store; police arrest 16-year-old suspect

Portland police believe the victim, Michael Arrington, was a customer of the store. He was shot around 4:30 a.m. on March 31.
Credit: Portland police

PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland police arrested a 16-year-old boy in the shooting death of a 53-year-old Vancouver man at a convenience store in North Portland on March 31.

The Portland Police Bureau (PPB) identified the victim as Michael Arrington. Investigators believe he was a customer of the store. 

Officers responded to a reported shooting around 4:30 a.m. at a store near the intersection of North Lombard Street and North Denver Avenue and found Arrington. Medics rushed him to a hospital where he died.

PPB said officers arrested a 16-year-old in connection with the fatal shooting on April 21. 

The teen faces charges of first-degree murder, first-degree robbery and unlawful use of a weapon. PPB did not release his name.