PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at 10:54 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of gunfire in the 1100 block of Northeast 99th Avenue.
As officers responded to the area, multiple callers contacted the Bureau of Emergency Communication (BOEC) and provided a description and last known location of the possible suspect in this shooting. Officers searched the area for the suspect and any victims.
During the search, officers located a man lying on the roadway in the 1400 block of Northeast 99th Avenue. The man lying on the roadway matched the suspect description provided by witnesses. Officers approached the man, took him into custody and requested medical personnel respond to assess the man for possible injuries sustained at the time of the reported shooting. Emergency medical personnel arrived and provided the man medical aid and transported him to an area hospital by ambulance for a minor injury. Upon assessment by medical personnel it was determined the man had not sustained any injuries indicating he was struck by gunfire.
As officers canvassed the immediate area where the man was located, a firearm with a high capacity magazine was located and seized. Officers also located evidence of gunfire in the 1100 block of Northeast 99th Avenue. Officers did not locate any property damage as a result of this shooting during a search of the area.
Based on information learned during the investigation, officers believe the suspect fired multiple rounds from the firearm that was recovered at the scene and at some point fell to the ground and remained on the ground until officers arrived at the scene.
After medical assessment at an area hospital, officers lodged the suspect to the Multnomah County Jail.
No gunshot victims were found at the scene or arrived at area hospitals in connection with this shooting.
The suspect in this shooting has been identified as 43-year-old Jeuan J. Marks. Marks was lodged at the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, and Possession of Methamphetamine.
Based on preliminary information, the Portland Police Bureau Tactical Operation Division's Gang Enforcement Team responded to lead the investigation. Anyone with information, including surveillance footage, of this shooting should contact Gang Enforcement Team investigators at 503-823-4106.