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News Release
Albany Police Arrest 2nd Subject in Timber Linn Park Shooting - 10/21/21

On Wednesday, October 20, 2021, Albany Police Detectives located 18-year-old Abel Sanchez-Anaya, in Lane County. Information was developed that Sanchez-Anaya was with Elijah Crump during the shooting death of Joshua Johnston-Partain. 

Albany Police Detectives developed information leading to the location of Sanchez-Anaya, in the area of Halsey, Oregon.  Detectives arrested him without incident and he was lodged in the Linn county jail on the following charges:

  • Murder in the Second Degree

Summary of the case: On October 10, 2021, Joshua Johnston-Partain was fatally shot multiple times with a firearm in the parking lot at Timber Linn Park.

Albany Police Detectives are continuing to follow up with additional leads, search warrants, and interviews. At this time, two involved suspects have been arrested.  

The investigation is still ongoing and no further information will be released.  Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Albany Police Detectives at 541-917-7686.

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