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Portland police arrest TriMet bus homicide suspect

Wayne Conrad Thompson, 47, was arrested in the fatal shooting following a disturbance on a TriMet bus in Southeast Portland on Aug. 8.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland police have arrested a man suspected of shooting and killing someone on Aug. 8 after a disturbance on a TriMet bus. 

The police bureau said Wayne Conrad Thompson, 47, was taken into custody on a warrant for second-degree murder and felon in possession of a firearm in the death of 44-year-old Adrian Anastacio Richardson. 

EDITOR'S NOTE: Video attached to story aired on Aug. 9.  

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The shooting happened near Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard and 26nd Avenue on Sunday, Aug. 8. around 5:30 p.m. Richardson was transported to a hospital with fatal injuries and Thompson allegedly fled the scene, according to police. 

Credit: Portland Police Bureau
Adrian Richardson

Police identified Thompson as the suspect on Aug. 21. 

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Credit: Portland Police Bureau
Wayne Thompson's 2015 DMV photo

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