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Moody Photo
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UPDATE: PPB GVRT Detectives Arrest Suspect from October Shooting (Photo) - 11/06/19

On Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at 10:00 a.m., Detectives with the Portland Police Bureau's Gun Violence Reduction Team (GVRT) and the Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT) executed a search warrant in the 400 block of Northeast Killingsworth Street.

This search warrant was connected to a shooting on October 25th near Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Northeast Monroe Street. In the shooting, one victim sustained critical injuries.

Jaron Moody, a 27 year-old male, was arrested during the search warrant in connection with the shooting. He was booked in the Multnomah County Detention Center on charges including: Attempt Murder II (a new ORS), Assault I, Unlawful Use of a Weapon (2 counts) and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

Detective Todd Teats is the primary investigator on this case and if anyone has information, he can be reached at 503-823-2137 or todd.teats@portlandoregon.gov

The Tactical Operations Division continues to investigate several incidents of gun violence citywide and we need the public's help with information to solve these cases.

Anyone with information about gun crimes in the City of Portland is encouraged to provide information to the Portland Police Bureau's Tactical Operations Division at 503-823-4106 or email information to GunTaskForce@portlandoregon.gov

Information learned from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or YouTube should be shared with investigators as these tips may lead to the identification of a suspect or suspects.

Tips on gun crimes can be emailed to GunTaskForce@portlandoregon.gov

If you see a gun crime in progress, call 9-1-1.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon is offering a minimum $250 cash reward to anyone who reports a convicted felon or a juvenile in possession of a firearm and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Submit an anonymous tip:

Visit the App Store and download P3 Tips to submit secure and anonymous tips.

Online at https://www.p3tips.com/823

Call 503-823-HELP (4357)



On Friday, October 25, 2019 at 9:43 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Northeast Monroe Street on a report of a shooting. Officers arrived in the area and found evidence of gunfire. A short time later, a victim suffering from gunshot wounds arrived at an area hospital. The victim's condition is unknown at this time.

The Portland Police Bureau's Gun Violence Reduction Team is responding to assist with the investigation. Northeast Monroe Street is closed in both directions from Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to Northeast 7th Avenue.

If anyone has information about the shooting and has not been contacted by investigators, they are asked to call the police non-emergency line at 503-823-3333.

The PIO is not responding to the scene.

An update will be provided if appropriate for the investigation.


Attached Media Files: Moody Photo
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