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Clackamas Motel 6 shooting results in arrest, minor injury

A person was shot and injured at a Motel 6 in Clackamas on Tuesday night.

CCSO - EdwardsClackamas County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to 12855 S.E. 97th Ave. and found a man who had been shot in the parking lot.

He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect vehicle was spotted by detectives a few hours later. Police tried to contact the driver but the car sped off, going the wrong way on a one-way street.

The driver led police on a short pursuit, eventually crashing near Southeast 92nd Avenue and Holgate Boulevard in Portland. Two people inside the car ran off.

Police found the suspect, 18-year-old Judge John Frederick Edwards, hiding nearby. They also found a 17-year-old who had a gun. They found another gun in the car, along with two women. One was arrested on an outstanding warrant, the other was released.

Edwards is charged with assault and unlawful use of a weapon. His bail is $265,000.