PPB: Good Samaritan held down MAX shooting suspect

A Good Samaritan was holding the suspect down when officers arrived

Good Samaritan Rambo Richardson held a MAX shooting suspect down before police arrived, October 25, 2016. (KOIN)
Good Samaritan Rambo Richardson held a MAX shooting suspect down before police arrived, October 25, 2016. (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A teenager was taken into custody after he allegedly fired a gun on a MAX train Tuesday night, according to police.

Reports of gunfire on the MAX train at the 102nd Avenue Transit Station on E Burnside Street came in around 8:30 p.m. Portland Police Bureau said.

A Good Samaritan was holding the suspect down when officers arrived. He was reportedly taken into custody without incident.

Investigators believe he fired 1 or 2 shots after being confronted by an adult he knew. They may have been fighting over money missing from the victim’s home, police said.

No one was injured as a result of the shooting.