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Four Arrested in Connection to Fatal Shooting of Ricardo Morales

Monday, July 31, 2017
GoLocalPDX News Team

Three juveniles and one adult have been arrested in contain to the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Ricardo Morales.

Obed Garcia, 15, of Wood Village; brothers Francisco Martinez-Chavez, 16, and Cristian Martinez-Chavez, 17, both from Troutdale; and Isai Guzman-Ramirez, 20, of Portland, are all facing charges of Murder. 

The Incident

At 10:40 p.m. on Saturday, police responded to a report of a man shot near SE 187th Ave. and SE Stark St. Upon arrival, officers found Morales near the southwest corner of the intersection. The Portland teen was pronounced dead at the scene. The four suspects were contacted nearby a short time later and taken into custody without incident. 

The East County Major Crimes Team is investigating and suspect the shooting is gang related. Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Gresham Police at 503.618.2719. 

No further information is available at this time. 

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