Argay Terrace carjacking suspect faces attempted murder, DV charges

Violent Crime

Police said Josesph Rand charged with 10 crimes for alleged role in Saturday's incident

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A 35-year-old Portland man has been charged with multiple crimes for his alleged role in a shooting incident in the Argay Terrace neighborhood Saturday.

Josesph L. Rand (MCSO)

The Portland Police Bureau said Josesph L. Rand was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center following a carjacking attempt that left one woman with serious gunshot wounds.

Rand was charged Sunday with the following crimes:

First Domestic Violence Attempted Murder in the First Degree
Domestic Violence Kidnapping in the First Degree
Domestic Violence Assault in the First Degree
Domestic Violence Assault in the Second Degree
Domestic Violence Assault in the Fourth Degree
Domestic Violence Coercion
Robbery in the First Degree
Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle
Unlawful Use of a Weapon
Attempt to Elude by Vehicle

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A woman was seriously injured after being shot in the Argay Terrace neighborhood, according to Portland Police Bureau.

Officers responded to a shooting scene Saturday at 6:14 p.m. at Northeast 127th Avenue and Northeast Fremont Street just outside Luuwit View Park, When they arrived they found a woman with a gunshot wound. She was transported to a local hospital.

Officers later learned the suspect carjacked a vehicle at gunpoint at Luuwit park. Officers found the stolen vehicle near Northeast 118th Avenue and Northeast Prescott Street, where they tried to stop the car, PPB reported.

The suspect refused to stop and officers initiated a pursuit. The suspect crashed the car into a fence near Northeast 92nd Avenue and Northeast Prescott Street, then took off running, according to police.

Officers set up a perimeter and challenged the suspect at Northeast 90th Avenue and Northeast Sandy Boulevard. Police said he was uncooperative so they hit him with “less-lethal” sponge-tipped munitions. He later surrendered was arrested.

A gun was recovered from the crashed stolen vehicle.

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