403 Forbidden


nginx
403 Forbidden

403 Forbidden


nginx
Follow us:
403 Forbidden

403 Forbidden


nginx

The Today File

Your guide to the latest news from around the Northwest

December 23, 2013 at 11:59 AM

Portland man shot in dispute over allegedly stolen Christmas gifts

The Associated Press

PORTLAND — Portland police arrested a 44-year-old man accused of shooting another man during a dispute over allegedly stolen Christmas gifts.

Sgt. Pete Simpson says Martin Luther Hartley was jailed on charges of attempted murder, assault, unlawful use of a weapon and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Police learned of the shooting late Saturday, when a 31-year-old man went to the hospital with a wound not considered life-threatening.

Simpson says the man was driven to the hospital in a stolen pickup, and the man’s girlfriend was charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle.

Police have yet to specify the quantity and quality of the presents at the heart of the dispute. Nor have they elaborated on the circumstances behind the theft accusation. Simpson says the men were acquainted.

Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Portland, shooting, theft

COMMENTS

No personal attacks or insults, no hate speech, no profanity. Please keep the conversation civil and help us moderate this thread by reporting any abuse. See our Commenting FAQ.



The opinions expressed in reader comments are those of the author only, and do not reflect the opinions of The Seattle Times.


403 Forbidden

403 Forbidden


nginx
403 Forbidden

403 Forbidden


nginx