UPDATE: Arrest Made in May 5 Cully Neighborhood Shooting

May 20, 2021 16:46

  

The continuing ECST investigation into this incident resulted in detectives from the unit positively identifying Anwar A. Adams, 40, as the suspect in this shooting. On Monday, May 17, 2021, Adams was safely taken into custody near the 500 Block of Northeast Holladay Street. Several search warrants were served. A firearm (photo) and soft body armor were recovered during these warrants.

Adams was booked on a United States Marshals hold and is being held pending the additional charges of Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, Assault in the First Degree, Unlawful Use of a Weapon ? Firearm, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, and Felon in Possession of Body Armor.

The investigation is continuing. Anyone who witnessed or has information regarding this incident, please reference Portland Police case 21-120438 and e-mail crimetips@portlandoregon.gov .

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On May 5, 2021, at about 5:28 a.m., Portland Police officers from North Precinct responded to the report of a shooting in the Cully neighborhood, near Northeast 82nd Avenue and Northeast Alberta Street. Officers arrived to find a person who appeared to have been shot.

Officers made sure the scene was safe so medical personnel could assist the victim, who was transported by ambulance to the hospital.

Officers conducted an area check for any suspect and for evidence. It appears the suspect fled prior to police arrival.

Portland Police Enhanced Community Safety Team (ECST) detectives and officers responded to investigate.

If anyone has information about this case, please reference Portland Police case 21-120438 and e-mail crimetips@portlandoregon.gov .

Anonymous tips can be sent through Crime Stoppers. Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards of up to $2,500 cash for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Visit the App Store and download P3 Tips to submit secure and anonymous tips.

Online at https://www.p3tips.com/823

Crime Stoppers of Oregon is funded 100% by community donations. To support Crime Stoppers with a donation, please visit http://www.crimestoppersoforegon.com/

In 2021 there have been approximately 356 shooting incidents in the City of Portland, with approximately 113 people struck by gunfire.
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