Officers Arrest Suspect From Weekend Shooting Where One Person Was Injured

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June 08, 2021 14:23


On June 6, 2021 at about 6:27 p.m., Portland Police officers from Central Precinct responded to the report that someone had been shot in the 5200 block of Southwest Barbur Boulevard, at a large camp nearby.

Officers arrived and located a male victim suffering from a single gunshot wound. Officers provided immediate medical aid until the victim could be treated and transported to an area hospital by ambulance. The injury was serious, but later determined to be non-life threatening. Officers searched the area for the suspect, but did not find him.

The Enhanced Community Safety Team (ECST) responded and began an investigation. ECST detectives identified 45-year-old Kelly J. Winkles as the suspect in this case.

On June 8th, at about 7:38 a.m., Central Precinct officers located Mr. Winkles in the 8600 block of Southwest Barbur Boulevard and took him into custody without incident.

Mr. Winkles was booked in jail on charges of Attempted Murder II, Assault I, Unlawful Use of a Weapon (Firearm), and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.


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