PPB: 2 arrested for attempted murder in drive-by shooting
Two people are facing attempted murder charges after an alleged drive-by shooting in Northeast Portland.
North Precinct officers responded to the 6500 block of Northeast Killingsworth Street around 12:19 a.m. on Sunday, March 10, according to a news release.
Police say at least six people standing outside were shot at by a "passing vehicle." None of the people were injured or hit by bullets.
Police learned what the getaway car looked like, and say they soon located it nearby.
Two people — described in court documents as boyfriend and girlfriend —were arrested, and police reported locating a pistol as well.
Raul Gabriel Marquez, 23, is charged with six counts of attempted murder, unlawful use of a weapon and being a felon in possession of a gun.
Marquez has three felony convictions and two misdemeanor convictions on his record, including riot with a deadly weapon in 2013. He told jailers he works in "demolition," according to court docs.
Cheyenne Justice Trujillo, 20, was charged with six counts of attempted murder and unlawful use of a weapon as well.
Trujillo is incarcerated at Inverness Jail, while Marquez is at the county's downtown lock-up, according to records.
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