Portland police have arrested a 22-year-old man in connection with the shooting at Rosemary Anderson High School. VPC
00:05 at Rosemary Anderson high school that left four people injured. Three
00:09 of them remain in the hospital this morning at least squad
00:12 has critical injuries police say they arrested the 22 year old
00:16 man about 1:30 this morning. His name has not been released
00:19 yet police pulled him over at north interstate avenue and going
00:22 street. They do say he had a gun in the car
00:25 shortly after that police served a search warrant at the apartments
00:28 at north killings Warrick and north Vancouver avenue. That’s about five
00:32 blocks east of Rosemary Anderson high school where the shooting happened.
00:35 Three students were in the hospital this morning after that shooting
00:38 a police believe the shooting was gang related. We’re learning more
00:42 about the victims this morning. Seventeen year old liberate Franklin has
00:45 been an outspoken member of the community testifying at Portland City
00:49 Council about the black male initiative. He’s also spoken with senator
00:53 Ron Wyden an intern this past summer in mayor Charlie Hale’s
00:56 office he isn’t fair condition this morning. Along with twenty year
01:01 old David Jackson the day. Sixteen year old Taylor’s embers is
01:04 in critical condition. Another teen is home after being grazed by
01:09 a bullet. Masses who or who. It’s salute. And Augustine or
01:18 Luther sure. The crowd gathered to remember the victims of gun
01:21 violence the event was more timely than ever. It came just
01:24 hours after a shooting outside Rosemary Anderson high school in north
01:27 Portland. Four people between the ages of sixteen and torn were
01:31 hit by the gunfire they ran inside the alternative school to
01:35 escape the danger. Some of the people on the corner actually
01:37 talking today and then. They were responsive. Some advantages like on
01:43 the stomach or on the chest. Prior to the shooting investigators
01:46 believe there was some sort of altercation outside the school. As
01:49 the news of the violence spread family and friends raced to
01:52 the hospital at one point they stepped outside the emergency room
01:56 joined hands and pray. One of the victim I knew I
02:00 just came here that was really can thing you know coming
02:02 at a street in the united believe that this viva I.
02:05 You don’t know what’s going on in here the school a
02:07 lot now. It was most certainly a terrifying afternoon and for
02:10 nobody more so than the students at Rosemary Anderson. Mayor Charlie
02:13 hale sent a message for the shooter. In his accomplices were
02:17 gonna find it and we’re gonna bring you to justice and
02:19 you’re gonna go to jail for a really long time because
02:22 this is a serious crime is heinous crime. Violence against kids
02:26 is the worst kind. People who have lost loved ones to
02:30 climb the crowd at this church tonight we’ll tell you violence
02:33 of any kind is unacceptable. In they won and he’s not.
02:38 Normal. We don’t know yet if a man arrested is the
02:41 shooter not police didn’t have much of it description to go
02:44 on for the suspect they said he was a black male
02:46 in his late teens to early twenties. Witnesses say use with
02:50 two others with the same description. Last seen running eastbound on
02:54 killings worth street.
A 22-year-old man has been arrested by Portland Police Gang Enforcement Team officers in connection to the shooting Friday of four students outside an Oregon high school for at-risk youth.
Early Saturday morning, police pulled over the man’s car and found a handgun in the vehicle, according to the Portland Police Bureau.
At 2 a.m., police served a search warrant related to the shooting investigation at an apartment about 5 blocks away from the school.
As of 10:30 p.m. EST Friday, a 16-year-old girl was hospitalized in critical condition, and two males — ages 17 and 20 — were in serious condition, police said. A fourth person — a 19-year-old woman — was grazed by a bullet but not hospitalized.
The victims were reportedly on their lunch break. They were all affiliated with the school, either as high school students or in job training, according to Portland police Sgt. Pete Simpson.
Contributing: Sara Roth, KGW-TV
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