Springfield youth arrested for Bethany area shooting
A 17-year-old from Springfield has been arrested for a Feb. 5 shooting in the Bethany area. Jeffrey D. Terrell faces charges of attempted murder and assault in the first degree.
After detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Terrell, the U.S. Marshal's Fugitive Task Force took him into custody on Monday, Feb. 12, near Providence Park in downtown Portland. He will be held at the Donald E. Long Juvenile Detention Center.
The victim is being identified only as a 16-year-old male who lived in the residence where the shooting occurred. He has since been released from the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.
The incident began around 5:23 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, when Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a reported shooting on the 16000 block of Northwest Rondos Drive in the Bethany community. A man had called 911 and reported that someone had entered a residence and shot him. Deputies arrived and rendered medical aid to the victim, who was taken by helicopter to a local hospital with critical injuries.
Deputies conducted a search of the neighborhood but Terrell was not located.