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No one was injured in two chases on Wednesday that led to two arrests and two guns seized.

COURTESY PHOTO: PPB - A handgun and over 200 rounds of ammunition seized by police following a Wednesday morning chase.A man has been charged with attempted murder after firing a gun at Portland police officers following a Wednesday chase.

According to the Portland Police Bureau, the chase was the second on the same day where a man was arrested and a gun was seized.

No one was injured in either incident.

Jordan M. Phillips, 32, was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on charges of attempted murder in the first degree, unlawful use of a weapon, felon in possession of a firearm, resisting arrest, and a parole violation.

Police said the investigation began at 1:16 p.m. April 13 when East Precinct officers responded to a report of a suspected stolen vehicle, a white Ford van, found in the 11300 block of Southeast Foster Road. When officers arrived, they located the suspected stolen vehicle.

The van was occupied and when officers tried to contact the occupants, an adult male got out and tried to run away. Officers tried to physically detain him but he resisted and fired a shot.

No officer was hit and no one was injured by gunfire. Officers took him into custody and seized a semiautomatic handgun as evidence.

Homicide detectives responded to the scene. During the investigation, Southeast Foster Road was closed between 111th and 122nd avenues.

Anyone with information about this incident who has not already been interviewed by police are asked to contact Detective Ryan Foote at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503-823-0781, or Detective Calvin Goldring This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503-823-0256 and reference case number 22-98124.

Before that, a man was arrested after attempting to escape officers in a stolen vehicle Wednesday morning.

According to police, officers with the bureau's Neighborhood Response Team located the stolen vehicle with an armed unresponsive person.

Before an arrest could be made, the driver woke up and fled in the stolen Subaru Outback. Officers then spiked the vehicle's tires.

The vehicle later was located by officers on Hayden Island and Gregory Walker, 39, was arrested. Along with the handgun, 200 rounds of ammunition were seized.

Walker was charged him with unlawful use of a motor vehicle, attempting to elude and felon in possession of a firearm.


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