Man with long rap sheet charged in gang shooting

The shooting happened in Portland in September

Angel J. Capitaine, 35, was arrested in connection with a shooting in September. (MCSO)
Angel J. Capitaine, 35, was arrested in connection with a shooting in September. (MCSO)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -– A 35-year-old man has been charged with several felonies after being arrested by detectives for a shooting that happened in late September.

Angel J. Capitaine appeared in Multnomah County Circuit Court on Wednesday and was charged with one count of attempted murder with a firearm, attempted first-degree assault, attempted second-degree assault, unlawful use of a weapon and being a felon in possession of a firearm. A not guilty plea was entered on his behalf.

Records show Capitaine did “unlawful and intentionally” attempt to cause the death of another person. Police have not released the name or age of the victim. The shooting, according to police, happened on September 23. Officers responded to the intersection of Southeast 85th and Brooklyn around 8:30 p.m. on reports of shots fired. The man who was shot suffered a non-life threating injury.

Records show Capitaine was born in California and has been convicted of 5 felonies, 1 misdemeanor, and 10 probation violations. He has lived in the metro area for about 8 years.

The Gang Enforcement Team is handling the case. They have not said if there are additional suspects being sought in the shooting.

Anyone who has information on the case is asked to call 503-823-4106 or email information to gangs@portlandoregon.gov.

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