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Handgun
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Woman in January Kenton Neighborhood Shooting Arrested, Charged with Attempted Murder (Photo) - 02/16/24

A woman is facing attempted murder charges after an injury shooting in the Kenton Neighborhood last month.

On Tuesday, January 16, 2024, just before 6:40 p.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a shooting call in the 7600 Block of North Interstate Avenue. Officers arrived to find a man suffering from a serious gunshot wound to his leg. Officers quickly applied a tourniquet to the man’s leg, which appeared to be severely damaged, and he was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The suspect fled the scene before officers were called.

Officers learned from the victim that the shooter was a woman he had previously dated. Due to the past relationship between the victim and suspect, Portland’s Special Victims Unit (SVU) responded to the scene and assumed control of the investigation. On January 31, 2024, SVU applied for and was granted a warrant to arrest 62-year-old Annette Oliver on charges of Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, Assault in the First Degree, and Unlawful Use of a Weapon (2 counts).

Today, February 16, 2024, the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force located and arrested Oliver in the City of Gresham, Oregon. She has been booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on the warrant. After Oliver’s arrest, SVU successfully located the gun used in the shooting (photo).

Anyone who believes they have information about the case and have not yet spoken with police is asked to email Detective Caroline Greulich at caroline.greulich@police.portlandoregon.gov and reference Case #24-12720.

Everyone deserves a life free of domestic and sexual violence. Call to Safety (CTS) provides access to advocacy services, including confidential peer support, information and referrals to community resources. Formerly the Portland Women's Crisis Line, CTS' 24-hour crisis line can be reached at 503-235-5333, 1-888-235-5333, or https://calltosafety.org/

Additionally, web-based resources are available from Multnomah County's Domestic Violence Coordinator's office: http://web.multco.us/dv

The Portland Police Bureau's Special Victim's Unit (SVU) provides officers and detectives with specialized training in the dynamics of domestic violence. This unit also operates jointly with Multnomah County's Domestic Violence Enhanced Response Team (DVERT) on "high-lethality" cases of domestic violence (those cases with warning signs associated with the most severe and life-threatening cases of domestic violence).

Information on SVU is available at: https://www.portland.gov/police/divisions/detectives/family-services

Photo 1: Sig Sauer Handgun

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