Police arrest suspect in connection to fatal shooting at Gresham apartment

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GRESHAM, Ore. - The Gresham Police Department arrested a woman Friday in connection to a fatal shooting that occurred at an apartment complex Thursday.

Officers took 23-year-old Schwanna Waters, of Gresham, into custody on a first-degree manslaughter charge.

Police responded to the shooting at the apartment complex in the 900 block of Southeast 187th Avenue shortly after 1 p.m. Thursday.

When they arrived, they found a man dead at the scene.

Detectives are still working to determine what led up to the shooting.

On Friday night, police identified the victim as 25-year-old John Romanger of Cathlamet, Washington.

According to court documents, Waters and Romanger were strangers.

Anyone who saw or heard anything in regards to the shooting should call the Gresham Police at 503-618-2719.

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