Suspect Arrested, Two Guns Seized, in Southeast incident
On Saturday night, May 26, at 11:21 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the area of S.E. 143rd Avenue and Division Street on a report that a suspect had fired a gun into the air.
As officers were on their way, a caller to 9-1-1 reported that the suspect had fired the gun into the air while inside a red 1998 Dodge Dakota truck. The caller informed the emergency call-taker that after he'd fired the gun, the suspect drove the truck to the Rollin' Wheels Mobile Home Park, 14222 S.E. Division Street.
The caller reported the suspect had parked and was remaining at the Rollin' Wheels Mobile Home Park.
Officers arrived in the area and found the truck, and the suspect inside the truck. They devised a plan to safely contact the reportedly armed man.
When officers contacted the man, two firearms were located inside the truck, and the suspect was taken into custody without incident.
The firearms that were located and seized as evidence included a Browning 9 mm handgun and an AK47.
As officers continued the investigation, they found evidence of gunfire on S.E. Division Street. There were no reports of injuries or property damage as a result of these shots.
The suspect has been identified as 28-year-old Emanuel Venegas-Vazquez. Venegas-Vazquez Was lodged at the Multnomah County jail on Domestic Violence charges, two counts of Menacing, Theft in the First Degree By Receiving, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, and two counts of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.