UPDATE: Suspect Charged in Argay Terrace Shooting and Carjacking Incident (Photo)

April 11, 2021 11:01


Portland Police Special Victims Unit detectives booked Joseph L. Rand, 35, of Portland, into the Multnomah County Detention Center on charges of:

Domestic Violence Attempted Murder in the First Degree,
Domestic Violence Kidnapping in the First Degree,
Domestic Violence Assault in the First Degree,
Domestic Violence Assault in the Second Degree,
Domestic Violence Assault in the Fourth Degree,
Domestic Violence Coercion,
Robbery in the First Degree,
Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle,
Unlawful Use of a Weapon,
Attempt to Elude by Vehicle.



A victim is recovering from serious injuries after being shot in the Argay Terrace Neighborhood, and a suspect is in custody after a carjacking and vehicle pursuit.

On Saturday, April 10, 2021 at 6:14p.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a shooting at Northeast 127th Avenue and Northeast Fremont street just outside of Luuwit View Park. When they arrived they located a female adult victim with a possible gunshot wound. She was transported to the hospital by ambulance with non-life threatening injuries.

Officers learned the suspect carjacked at gunpoint the vehicle of a driver parked at Luuwit View Park. Officers located the stolen vehicle near Northeast 118th Avenue and Northeast Prescott Street, where they tried to stop the car. The suspect refused to stop and officers initiated a pursuit. The suspect crashed the car into a fence near Northeast 92nd Avenue and Northeast Prescott Street (photo), then took off running. Officer set up a perimeter and challenged the suspect at Northeast 90th Avenue and Northeast Sandy Boulevard. He was uncooperative and was struck with less-lethal sponge-tipped munitions, after which he surrendered and was detained.

Detectives are investigating. A gun was recovered from the crashed stolen vehicle (photo).

The PIO is not responding. More information will be released when appropriate.



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