UPDATE: Suspect Arrested for St. Johns Shooting, Charged with Attempted Murder

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February 28, 2021 01:54


A suspect has been arrested in Vancouver, Washington for charges related to the shooting Saturday morning in the St. Johns Neighborhood.

On Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 5:14p.m., North Precinct officers located a suspect vehicle related to the shooting and followed it as it drove northbound Interstate-5 into Washington State. Vancouver Police Department officers responded to assist and stopped the car on I-5 at about Northeast 78th Street in Hazel Dell.

Jaron Mulkey, 35, was booked in the Clark County Jail on an arrest warrant for Attempted Murder, Assault in the First Degree, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm. An extradition hearing will take place at a later time.



On Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 8:45a.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of someone shot in the 10500 block of North Midway Avenue. When officers arrived they located an adult male victim suffering from gunshot injuries. The victim was transported to a hospital for treatment. The wounds are not believed to be life threatening.

The suspect left before police were called. There is no suspect information being released.

The Enhanced Community Safety Team (ECST) is investigating. If anyone has information about this case, please reference case number 21-53089 and e-mail crimetips@portlandoregon.gov or call 503-823-0400.

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