Gun Found During Fight Near Roosevelt High

posted by Brad Ford - 

Wednesday around Noon, Portland Police responded to the report of a fight near Roosevelt High School in Portland.

As officers responded to the incident, a community member reported one of the suspects involved in the fight was armed with a handgun. When officers arrived in the area, a Roosevelt High School campus security officer and a community member provided officers with a description and last known location of the armed suspect. Officers located a juvenile male that matched the suspect's description near North Lombard Street and North Buchanan Avenue. The suspect was taken into custody without incident. 

During the investigation, officers searched the area, and with the assistance of a community member, located a firearm that had reportedly been left behind by the suspect. The firearm was seized as evidence.

The suspect was lodged at the Donald E. Long Juvenile Detention Home.

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