Portland Police Arrest Man Who Fired Gun in Lents Neighborhood

May 10, 2013 13:00


On Thursday May 9, 2013, at approximately 4:15 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a fight with shots fired outside a residence in the 6800 block of Southeast 85th Avenue. As officers were en route to the scene they learned that the suspected shooter was on the phone with 9-1-1.

Officers arrived and took the suspect, 53-year-old Larry George Fauvergue, into custody without incident.

Fauvergue's handgun was recovered from his vehicle and seized as evidence.

Officers learned that there was a disturbance and fight involving Fauvergue and another man whom he knows. Fauvergue fired a single shot into the ground during the disturbance. There were no injuries to anyone.

Fauvergue was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Menacing and Discharging a Firearm in the City.


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