Second Man Arrested in December Lents Neighborhood Shooting, Charged with Attempted Murder (Photo)

March 18, 2023 22:33


A second arrest has been made in a December Lents Neighborhood shooting, and the suspect is facing attempted murder charges.

Detectives with the Enhanced Community Safety Team (ECST) determined that the suspect who shot the victim was Edward A. Reyes, 24.

On Wednesday, March 15, 2023, the United States Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force arrested Reyes in the Harmony Point Neighborhood of Clackamas County. Reyes also had a shotgun with him at the time of the arrest (photo), which was seized as evidence. He was interviewed by ECST detectives and booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on charges Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, Assault in the First Degree, Assault in the Second Degree, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

Photo description: black pump-action shotgun with pistol grip on a brown paper-covered table next to 3 boxes of shotgun ammunition and a collection of red and blue loose shotgun shells


***Original Message Below***

A gun has been seized as evidence, and one man is facing firearm-related charges in connection with a December shooting in the Lents Neighborhood.

On Monday, December 12, 2022 at 1:30a.m., East Precinct officers responded to a report of a shooting outside of a bar in the 5000 block of Southeast 82nd Avenue. A sergeant was in the area and arrived at the call about 1 minute from the call being dispatched. The sergeant and arriving officers found an adult male victim with serious gunshot wounds. The officers performed trauma first aid until Portland Fire & Rescue and AMR paramedics arrived to provide advanced care. The victim was transported to the hospital by ambulance. He is expected to survive.

The Enhanced Community Safety Team (ECST) investigated the case and developed information about a suspect who was involved in the incident that led to the shooting. On Thursday, January 12, 2023, ECST detectives, the Focused Intervention Team, the Special Emergency Reaction Team, and the Crisis Negotiation Team served a search warrant at a home in the 5200 block of Southeast 68th Avenue. They made one arrest and seized multiple firearms and body armor.

Cody M. Ochs, 32, was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on charges of Unlawful Use of a Weapon and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

The investigation is continuing. If anyone has information about the December 12th shooting, or any other crimes committed by Ochs, please e-mail attn: ECST and reference case number 22-331432.

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Photo description: semiautomatic handgun with black grip, slide locked in the rear position



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