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Two men in custody after pulling Airsoft guns on people

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PPB officers arrested Ahad Muhammad, 28, and Melvin James Williams, 29, after witnesses say the two pointed Airsoft guns at customers outside a 7-11 store. (Multnomah County Jail) PPB officers arrested Ahad Muhammad, 28, and Melvin James Williams, 29, after witnesses say the two pointed Airsoft guns at customers outside a 7-11 store. (Multnomah County Jail)
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

Two men are in the Multnomah County jail facing charges after witnesses said they pointed Airsoft guns at people outside of a store in Southeast Portland.

Officers from the Portland Police Bureau’s East Precinct arrested Ahad Muhammad, 28, and Melvin James Williams, 29, after reports that a man pulled out a gun and pointed it at people outside the 7-11 store at Southeast 82nd Avenue and Southeast Powell Boulevard.

After police arrived at the scene, the saw a man who match the descriptions from witnesses, Muhammad. He ran and tried to hide from officers, but was apprehended.

The officers found an Airsoft replica gun in his backpack, and a search determined Muhammad was a warrant out for his arrest for a parole violation.

Witnesses also described the second man, Williams, and said he too had a gun, but that he had been going in and out of businesses in an effort to evade the police.

Williams was found by officers, who also seized another replica gun from a trash can close by that tied Williams to the original scene.

Muhammad is facing a parole violation, while Williams was booked on a charge of disorderly conduct in the second degree.

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