Portland gang member charged with attempted murder



PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland police detectives have arrested a 17-year-old boy accused of shooting a young man in North Portland last week.

A police spokesman says Demetrius Brown of Portland is a documented gang member. He was arrested Friday and lodged at a juvenile detention center on charges of attempted murder, robbery and assault.

The victim, 21-year-old Damon McDonald, sustained multiple gunshot wounds and is still in the hospital.

Police say he also belongs to a gang.