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Javier Solis
Javier Solis
UPDATE #2: Suspect from Portland's Mill Park Neighborhood Shooting Arrested (Photo) - 04/14/19

On Sunday, April 14, 2019 at about 10:42 A.M., Portland Police Homicide Detectives arrested a man wanted for the murder of Charles E. Gaines on February 18, 2019. Javier Omar Solis, 35, was located by U.S. Marshals Service in a hotel in the 11700 block of Northeast Sandy Boulevard. In addition to U.S. Marshals, Detectives were assisted by the Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT), the Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT), and a K9 unit.

Solis was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on charges of Murder and Unlawful Use of a Weapon.

Detective Brad Clifton would still like to hear from anyone who has information about this case. He can be reached at (503) 823-0696 or at brad.clifton@portlandoregon.gov.



UPDATE: Victim from Portland's Mill Park Neighborhood Shooting Identified
February 18, 2019 20:45

The victim from Monday morning's homicide has been identified as 25 year-old Charles Exzavyer Gaines. The Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office determined Gaines died as a result of a gunshot wound.

While the original call was reported to have occurred at the Tik Tok Restaurant, investigators do not believe the victim was inside the establishment prior to the incident. Additionally, there is no information to suggest the crime is connected to the Tik Tok Restaurant.

This is an on-going investigation. Detective Brad Clifton is interested in any information that could assist in this investigation. He can be reached at (503) 823-0696 or at brad.clifton@portlandoregon.gov.

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PPB Investigating Shooting in Mill Park Neighborhood-One Person Deceased

On Monday, February 18, 2019, at 12:47 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of gunfire at the Tik Tok Restaurant, located at 11215 Southeast Division Street.

Officers and medical personnel arrived in the area and located an injured adult male. The injured male was transported by medical personnel to a Portland hospital for treatment for traumatic injuries. This male was later pronounced deceased at an area hospital.

Members of the Tactical Operations Division's Gun Violence Reduction Team responded initially to investigate the incident. Once it was determined the victim had died, the Detective Division's Homicide Team responded and continued the investigation.

Based on preliminary information, it does not appear that there is any ongoing risk to the public.

Neighborhood traffic may be affected due to this active crime scene and investigation. Southeast 112th Avenue from Division to Lincoln Streets is closed and expected to remain so for several hours.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Detective Brad Clifton at (503) 823-0696.


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