PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - Police say a suspect led officers on a pursuit after they responded to a report of a shooting in southeast Portland Thursday night.
Officers were first called out to the 100 block of Southeast 129th Avenue just after 11 p.m. Police said multiple callers reported hearing and seeing gunfire among a group of people during a disturbance. Officers arrived and found a suspect vehicle driving away. They attempted to stop the suspect vehicle, but the driver took off and a pursuit ensued.
Police said the driver crashed into a parked vehicle at Southeast Division Street and Southeast 136th Avenue. After the crash, the suspect tried to drive away so officers surrounded the vehicle with their patrol cars. The suspect, identified by police as 40-year-old Jerray Antwan Brown, was arrested and taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police said an unserialized "ghost gun" was located in Brown's vehicle. The gun was seized as evidence.
After being released from the hospital, Brown was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on two counts of felon in possession of a firearm, two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm, two counts of possession of a loaded firearm, discharging a firearm in city limits, attempt to elude by vehicle, reckless driving, driving under the influence of intoxicants, failure to perform duties of a drive - property, and two counts of reckless endangering.
No victims from the shooting call were located, according to police.
The Enhanced Community Safety Team (ECST) is investigating and is hoping to speak with anyone who may have information about the incident. Anyone with information can email email@example.com and reference case number 21-150836.