UPDATE: Arrest made in March 31, 2021 Homicide (Photo)

April 22, 2021 13:14

  

Portland Police Bureau Homicide Detectives identified a 16 year-old male suspect in the homicide of 53 year-old Michael Arrington. On April 21, 2021 members of the Homicide Detail, Enhanced Community Safety Team (ECST), and Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT) located and arrested the 16 year old suspect in SE Portland.

The juvenile was lodged at the Donald E. Long juvenile detention facility on the following charges: Murder in the First Degree, Robbery in the First Degree, and Unlawful Use of a Weapon.

Acting Chief Chris Davis said, "While we can never bring back Mr. Arrington, I hope this arrest can bring a measure of closure to his family. I am particularly troubled about the young age of the suspect. This is, for us, a reminder of the important work we have in front of us in addressing the violence and the overall health of our community. I am especially grateful for the tireless work and countless hours the officers and detectives put into this case."

If anyone has information about this incident, please contact Detective Travis Law at Travis.Law@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0395 or Detective Ryan Foote Ryan.Foote@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0781.

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The victim in the Kenton Neighborhood shooting has been identified as Michael Arrington, 53, from Vancouver, Washington.

The Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office conducted an autopsy on Mr. Arrington and determined he died from a gunshot wound and ruled his death a homicide.

Mr. Arrington's family has been notified and provided the attached photo. The family is requesting privacy.

Portland Police Homicide Detectives are investigating. If anyone has information about this incident, please contact Detective Travis Law at Travis.Law@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0395 or Detective Ryan Foote Ryan.Foote@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0781.


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A victim is deceased after a shooting in the Kenton Neighborhood.

On Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 4:34a.m., North Precinct officers responded to a report of a person shot at a convenience store in the 1900 block of North Lombard Street. When officers arrived they located a victim with injuries consistent with gunfire. Paramedics with Portland Fire and Rescue and American Medical Response attempted lifesaving measures. The victim was transported to the hospital where he died. The victim, an adult male, was believed to be a customer of the convenience store.

Portland Police Homicide Detectives are investigating. If anyone has information about this incident, please contact Detective Travis Law at Travis.Law@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0395 or Detective Ryan Foote Ryan.Foote@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0781.

The PIO is not responding to the scene. More information will be released when appropriate to the investigation.

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