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Portland Police Arrested a Shooter in the Gateway Neighborhood

April 18, 2018

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PORTLAND, Oregon — Portland police arrested a man suspected of firing shots in the Gateway Neighborhood Tuesday night.

A report of gunfire was responded to by officials in the 1100 block of Northeast 99th Avenue at 10:54 p.m.

When police arrived on the scene, they searched the area and located a man who matched the suspect description. Jeuan J. Marks, 43, was lying on the roadway in the 1500 block of Northeast 99th Avenue. Officers took him into custody.

Police canvassed near where Marks was found and located a firearm with a high-capacity magazine.

Officers also found evidence of gunfire in the 1100 block of Northeast 99th Avenue. They did not find any property damage from the bullets.

Marks fired multiple rounds from the firearm, investigators believe, and at some point, fell and remained on the ground until officers found him.

Marks was lodged at the Multnomah County Jail on charges of unlawful use of a weapon, unlawful possession of a firearm, felon in possession of a firearm and possession of methamphetamine.

The Portland Police Bureau Tactical Operation Division’s Gang Enforcement Team will lead the investigation.

Anyone with information, including surveillance footage, of this shooting, should contact Gang Enforcement Team investigators at 503-823-4106.


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