Man indicted for gang-related shooting
- Jim Redden
- Portland Tribune - News
Two hurt in May incident
A Multnomah County grand jury has indicted a Portland man on charges related to a gang-related shooting.
Thomas Douglas Smith, 34, was charged with one count of Attempted Murder with a Firearm, Assault in the First Degree with a Firearm, one count of Assault in the Third Degree with a Firearm, and one count of Unlawful Use of a Weapon with a Firearm and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.
Smith has been in the Multnomah County Jail since July 5, 2011 on a parole violation and was arraigned on Wednesday Sept. 21.
Smith is charged with shooting two men in the Interstate Bar and Grill, located at North Interstate Avenue and Skidmore Street. North Precinct officers responded to reports of the shooting at approximately 2:08 a.m. on Sunday, May 22.
After they arrived, the officers found Paul Anthony Hall, 32, at the scene suffering from two gunshot wounds, one to the abdomen and one to the leg. He was transported to an area hospital where he was treated for his injuries and released.
A second gunshot victim, Khristopher Byron Hammick, 25, walked into a local hospital with a single gunshot in the leg. He was also treated and released.
The Portland Police Bureau's Gang Enforcement Team conducted the investigation that led to the indictment.