Man in Gresham arrested for strip-club shooting
Gresham police arrested a man accused of a shooting in a strip club parking lot.
At 12:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, Portland police officers assigned to East Precinct responded to a report of a shooting in the parking lot at Jody's Bar and Grill, 12035 Northeast Glisan St., said Sgt. Pete Simpson, Portland Police spokesman.
While officers were responding to the scene, more information was broadcast to officers that the suspect and two women fled the scene in a silver Ford Crown Victoria.
At the scene, police found a shell casing in the parking lot and saw that a bullet had hit the Taco Bell building to the west.
Bar security guards told police the shooting started as a fight inside the bar. No one was hit and the intended victim sped off in a vehicle.
Gresham police found the suspect's vehicle at Northeast 8th Street and Cleveland Avenue in Gresham, and detained the male driver and two female passengers. Witnesses identified the vehicle and those inside as being involved in the fight and shooting. Officers also recovered a handgun inside the vehicle that investigators believe was used in the shooting.
Based on information developed at the scene, Gang Enforcement Team detectives responded for further investigation.
The car's driver, identified as Kace Adigun Talton, 30, was arrested and charged with attempted murder, unlawful use of a firearm, being a felon in possession of a firearm and two counts of reckless endangerment. He is being held on $265,000 bail at the Multnomah County Detention Center.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Detective Todd Gradwahl at 503-823-2056 or Todd.Gradwahl@PortlandOregon.gov.
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