Victim's Car Tire Shot, Suspect Arrested (Photo)

September 15, 2019 21:17

  

Portland Police Officers arrested a suspect after he shot a victim's car tire during a domestic violence incident in the Centennial Neighborhood. Arrested was Henry F. Edwards Jr, 28 (photo).

On Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 2:36 p.m., East Precinct Officers responded to a report of a disturbance involving a male and female in the 3700 block Southeast 166th Place. As they responded they also learned that witnesses heard a sound of a gunshot. When officers arrived, witnesses pointed out a suspect vehicle leaving the scene. Officers stopped the vehicle and arrested the driver, Edwards.

During the investigation, officers determined that during an argument, Edwards fired a gun at the tire of the victim's vehicle, flattening it. They also learned he strangled the victim.

Edwards was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on Domestic Violence charges of Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Coercion, Strangulation (2 counts), Menacing, Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm (city code), Interfering with Making a Police Report, Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree, and Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree.

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