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Suspect Arrested After Officers Witness Shooting

Story by Oregon Herald Staff
Published on November 18, 2021 9:12 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - A suspect is facing gun charges after a shooting that took place in front of police officers.

On Tuesday, November 16th, 2021 at 7:53p.m., North Precinct officers patrolling near North Lombard Street and North Mobile Avenue saw a man approach a parked vehicle. Someone in the vehicle jumped out and ran away, and the man pulled out a gun and fired a shot at the person running. The suspect then drove away in the vehicle.

The officers requested cover and began following the suspect in the vehicle. The suspect crashed near North Farragut Street and North Curtis Avenue, then ran off on foot. Officers investigated and determined the suspect was in a nearby residence. Officers convinced him to come out and surrender, and he was arrested. A gun, a.380 Ruger semiautomatic pistol, was recovered as evidence (photo).

Jessie L. Hall, 35, of Portland, was booked into the Multnomah County Detention center on charges of Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, and Discharging a Firearm in City Limits (city code).

Officers have not located the victim that was shot at and ran off. If anyone has additional information about this case, their asked to please e-mail and reference case number 21-321330. Anonymous tips can be sent through Crime Stoppers. Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards of up to $2,500 cash for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime and tipsters can remain anonymous.