Gang Enforcement Detectives Arrest 2 Men in Connection With North Portland Shooting

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May 23, 2012 09:40

  

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On Tuesday May 22, 2012, members of the Portland Police Bureau Gang Enforcement Team arrested two men in connection with a shooting that occurred in North Portland on May 9, 2012.

22-year-old Elijah Emil Passon and 19-year-old Ranell Vincent Buen were arrested in the 5800 block of North Fessenden Street late Tuesday afternoon after a short traffic pursuit and neighborhood perimeter.

Detectives served two search warrants also and recovered two firearms. The locations of the search warrants were residences in the 9200 block of North Lombard Street and the 2800 block of North Kilpatrick Street.

The investigation began on May 9, 2012, at 1:18 p.m., when police officers responded to the report of shots fired at North Ivanhoe Street and North St. Louis Avenue. Witnesses reported seeing the passenger in one car shoot at another car as the drove in the neighborhood.

Passon was charged with Attempted Murder, Attempted Assault in the First Degree, Attempted Assault in the Second Degree, and Hindering Prosecution.

Buen was charged with Attempted Murder, Attempted Assault in the First Degree, Attempted Assault in the Second Degree, and Unlawful Use of a Weapon.

Both were booked into the Multnomah County Jail.

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