Man arrested for downtown Portland shooting

The shooting may have stemmed from an earlier argument

Richard Wilson is accused of shooting a man in downtown Portland (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – Detectives have arrested a 24-year-old man who is accused of shooting another man in early April outside a gas station in downtown Portland.

According to Portland police, Richard A. Wilson has been identified as the suspect who shot Justin Lee.

The investigation started on April 6 when police responded to the Chevron gas station in the 400 block of West Burnside on reports of a shooting. Officers responded and contacted Lee who was suffering from a non-life threatening injury.

The motive to the shooting has not been publicly released, but based on court documents, it appears that Lee and Wilson may have been involved in an earlier altercation near a local doughnut store in downtown close to the Burnside gas station.

Records show Wilson was convicted of unlawful possession of meth in Washington County in 2013.

He was arraigned in Multnomah County Circuit Court on Wednesday afternoon. He is charged with second-degree assault with a firearm, unlawful use of a firearm, and being a felon in possession of a firearm. He remains in custody.

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