Suspect Arrested in Connection to Two Shootings

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January 24, 2022 14:27


Portland Police have arrested a suspect wanted for two shootings last fall. Members of the Focused Intervention Team (FIT) arrested 39-year-old Carlos Rodriguez-Lanz on Saturday, January 22, 2021, at 5:34 p.m. after conducting a traffic stop of a vehicle driving recklessly in the 7400 Block of North Lombard Street. The driver of this vehicle was identified as Rodriguez-Lanz and he was taken into custody without incident.

The Bureau's Enhanced Community Safety Team (ECST) had identified Rodriguez-Lanz as the suspect in the following shootings:

The first shooting occurred on August 13, 2021 at 10:06 p.m. in the 500 Block of Northeast Broadway. In this incident, North Precinct officers located a female adult suffering from a serious gunshot wound. Officers provided immediate trauma care until paramedics arrived and the victim was transported to an area hospital where she survived her injuries.

On October 5, 2021, at 1:07 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to the 500 block of NE Holladay Street on the report of a male adult shot and suffering from significant life-threatening injuries. Arriving officers provided initial lifesaving trauma care until paramedics arrived and the victim was transported to an area hospital, where he survived his injuries.

Rodriguez-Lanz was booked at MCDC on the following charges: Driving Under the Influence; Reckless Driving, Diving While Suspected, Assault in the First Degree (Two Counts), Unlawful Use of a Weapon (Two Counts), Felon in Possession of a Firearm (Two Counts) and Attempted Murder in the First Degree.

Witnesses or individuals with additional information regarding these shootings or any other shootings are encouraged to email



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