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Police arrest man in Wednesday SE Portland shooting


An arrest has been made in this incident. Edward E. Jones Jr., a 25-year-old male, has been arrested on charges including attempted murder, assault, unlawful use of a weapon and felon in possession of a firearm.

A woman was seriously wounded in a Wednesday afternoon shooting in Southeast Portland.

The woman was taken to an area hospital for treatment of what Portland police said was a life-threatening gunshot wound. Her name and medical condition have not been released.

Police said the shooting happened shortly after 3 p.m. May 25 at an apartment in the 3600 block of Southeast 28th Place. Officers are searching the neighborhood for the person they say shot the woman, described as an African American man in his 20s, wearing a blue T-shirt with white numbers on it and a white sleeve T-shirt under the blue shirt. He might be carrying a black jacket.

The man has a medium build and may be armed with a handgun.

Police said the man and woman may know each other.