PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A 23-year-old man who was wounded during a gang related shooting was arrested hours later for being in possession of a loaded gun, according to police.
Antwain Markell Patterson was one of two people shot Thursday afternoon in the area of Southeast 118th and Southeast Ash. Patterson was transported to the hospital where he was treated and released, according to police.
About 10 hours after being shot, Patterson was arrested near Northeast 121st Avenue and Northeast Glisan Street, police said.
Officers with the Gang Enforcement Team saw what’s being described as a “suspicious vehicle” in a fast-food parking lot.
The vehicle’s driver, Patterson, remained with the car, but the rear seat passenger quickly tried to leave the vehicle. He was captured a short distance away.
Patterson was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on allegations of being a felon in possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of a firearm, possession of a loaded firearm, delivery of heroin, possession of heroin, possession, delivery and manufacture of schedule 4 drugs.
He is expected to appear in court on Friday.
The passenger of Patterson’s vehicle, Ronald C. Rhodes, was charged with being in violation of his parole.
No arrests have been made in the shooting that originally injured Patterson.