CORRECTION - UPDATE - ARRESTS: Portland Police Investigating Double Shooting at 82nd and Powell Boulevard

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May 12, 2013 10:45


Shooting victim Januel Zermeno is 17-years-old, not 37 as previously released.



Gang Enforcement Team investigators arrested three people in connection with last night's shooting at Southeast 82nd Avenue and Powell Boulevard.

38-year-old Bryan Curtis Whitecloud and 26-year-old Jillian Ann Kay were arrested as suspects in the shooting. A 17-year-old female associate of the victims was arrested after officers discovered her concealing a handgun in a jacket.

37-year-old Januel Zermeno was shot in the right leg and 18-year-old Mykehail Mars was shot in the left hand.

Officers located the suspects at Southeast 84th Avenue and Brooklyn Street and recovered a handgun nearby.

Whitecloud was charged with Attempted Aggravated Murder, Attempted Murder (two counts), Assault in the Second Degree (two counts), and Unlawful Use of a Weapon.

Kay was charged with Attempted Aggravated Murder, Attempted Murder (two counts), and Assault in the Second Degree (two counts).

Whitecloud and Kay were booked into the Multnomah County Jail and will be arraigned on Monday.



This evening, Saturday May 11, 2013, at 9:20 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the area of Southeast 82nd Avenue and Powell Boulevard on the report of multiple shots heard and a crowd scattering.

Officers arrived in the area and located two gunshot victims. One male was transported to a Portland hospital with what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries. The other male remained at the scene for treatment.

Officers obtained suspect descriptions from witnesses and located two people matching those descriptions in the neighborhood. Both people have been detained as the investigation continues.

The Gang Enforcement Team is at the scene and will be conducting the investigation.

82nd Avenue is temporarily closed North of Powell Boulevard as part of the crime scene.



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