PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Police arrested 5 known gang members after officers responding to a shots fired call saw them speeding away from the scene early Sunday.
Police said officers responded to a call of multiple shots fired at Southeast Grand Avenue and Belmont Street at around 1:55 a.m. When officers arrived, they saw a large crowd of people leaving the Grand Café and a vehicle speeding away from the scene, police said.
Officers stopped the vehicle and arrested 5 men inside. Police said they found a handgun inside the vehicle.
No one was hurt in the shooting, according to police.
Police arrested the driver, 23-year-old Patrell Alexander, for one count unlawful possession of a firearm. They arrested the following passengers on probation violation detainers:
• 20-year-old Patrick Kimmons (upper-left)
• 22-year-old Marcus Curtis (upper-right)
• 25-year-old Jelani McClendon (lower-right)
• 21-year-old Arthuray Dudley (lower-left)
Police said all four are documented Crip gang members.
Police are also investigating an unrelated shooting in the area of Southeast 133rd Avenue and Division Street. Police say it happened between 1 a.m. and 1:48 a.m. Officers found evidence of gunfire but did not locate any victims or suspects.
Anyone with information about either shooting is asked to call Portland Police.