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Shooter Arrested After Wounding Man In SE Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. — The man who police say shot another man in Southeast Portland on Sunday afternoon has been arrested.

The victim was wounded at Southeast 72nd and Cooper just after 3:00pm.  A witness gave first aid to the victim until officers arrived and applied a tourniquet.  They are expected to survive.

Asare L. Kofi Sr., 42, is charged with attempted murder, assault, unlawful use of a weapon, and felon in possession of a firearm.

Mug shot of Asare L. Kofi Sr.

Detectives seized a gun as evidence during the arrest.



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