Suspected driver in shooting, crash arrested
UPDATE: Investigation is continuing
The suspected driver of a car that crashed and burned on Northeast 162nd Avenue early Saturday has been arrested.
Gang detectives booked Antonio Mayshack, 24, into the Multnomah County Jail on Saturday evening on charges of attempted murder, unlawful use of a weapon and felon in possession of a firearm. He is also being held on outstanding charges of robbery in the third degree and criminal trespass in the first degree.
A firearm was located and seized from inside the vehicle.
Another man in the vehicle remains in the hospital with serious injuries and has not been charged with any crimes. He has not been identified.
The incident began at 9:15 a.m. on June 25 when East Precinct officers response to the report of gunfire at Northeast 105th Avenue and Glisan Street. Witnesses told police that the occupants of two vehicles were shooting at each other and that both vehicles had left the area.
Officers located evidence of gunfire, but no gunshot victims.
Around 9:30 a.m., Gresham police officers were dispatched to Northeast 162nd Avenue and Halsey Street on the report of a traffic accident. East Precinct officers also responded and determined that the vehicle and its occupants were likely related to the earlier shooting.
Both the driver and passenger attempted to walk away from the scene but were quickly located. Both were transported by ambulance to a Portland hospital with serious injuries from the crash. Neither person, however, appeared to have gunshot wounds.
Based on information learned at the scene, the Gang Enforcement Team is investigating the incident.
Witnesses or anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Police Non-Emergency Line at 503-823-3333.