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Shots fired in 3 Portland neighborhoods, man arrested

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Malcolm K. Menefee was arrested on multiple charges

Malcolm Menefee was arrested after allegedly shooting a handgun in 3 Portland neighborhoods, Aug. 23, 2019. (Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Portland police arrested a man after shots were fired in 3 city neighborhoods Friday afternoon.

Malcolm K. Menefee was booked at the Multnomah County Detention Center on multiple charges, including unlawful use of a weapon and reckless endangerment, according to the Portland Police Bureau.

Officers responded to reports of shots fired in the Vernon neighborhood just before 3 p.m. but they didn’t find a suspect or any evidence of gunfire.

A call came in a few minutes later about gunfire in the Concordia neighborhood.

Police said an officer found 26-year-old Menefee near Northeast 48th Avenue and Northeast Killingsworth Street.

He was taken into custody peacefully, officers said.

About 2 miles away in the King neighborhood, officers said they found a home that had been hit by a bullet. Witnesses reported other shots fired skyward.

No one was hurt.

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