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Gang violence suspect arrested

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A suspect in a recent gang-related shooting was arrested on an outstanding warrant early Thursday.

George Anthony Waters Jr., 23, is charged with Attempted Murder. He was arrested when a search warrant was served at his home at 2965 S.E. 92nd Ave. in Portland,

Two other search warrants were also served on the morning of Aug. 28. One was served at 2628 N.E. 13th Ave. in Portland. The other was served at 1009 W. 23rd St. in Vancouver, Wash.

The warrants were served in tas part of an ongoing gang violence investigation by the Portland Police Bureau's Gang Enforcement Team. They were assisted by the Special Emergency Reaction Team, the Crisis Negotiation Team, the Drugs and Vice Division, and the Metro Gang Task Force. The Vancouver Police Department Gang Unit assisted with the service of the warrant in Vancouver.

The investigation is ongoing.