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Charles Gaines, was found dead in the parking lot after being shot in February.

MCSO - Javier Omar SolisA suspect has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting outside the Tik Tok Restaurant on Feb. 18.

Javier Omar Solis, 35, was arrested by Portland homicide detectives on Sunday, April 14. He was taken into custody at a hotel in the 11700 block of Northeast Sandy Boulevard.

Solis was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of murder and unlawful use of a weapon.

The victim, 25-year-old Charles Gaines, was found dead in the parking lot after being shot around 12:45 a.m.

Solis was located by the U.S. Marshals Service. Detectives were also assisted by the police Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT), the Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT), and a K9 unit.


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