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Fight over Christmas presents leads to shooting

Fight over Christmas presents leads to shooting

On Saturday December 22, 2013, at 11:51 p.m., East Precinct officers respon ded to Portland Adventist Medical Center on the report of a walk-in gunshot victim in the Emergency Room.

Officers arrived and contacted the victim, 31-year-old Keytar Plaza Donesouda, who was suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Donesouda was transported by ambulance to a different hospital and officers spoke with his girlfriend, 33-year-old Xaykham Chanthavong.

Officers learned that the shooting occurred outside a residence in the 3300 block of Northeast 122nd Avenue and involved a dispute over alleged stolen Christmas presents. The suspect was identified as 44-year-old Martin Luther Hartley, and he was subsequently arrested without incident.

Dispute over stolen Christmas presents. Officers learned that all parties knew each other prior to the dispute.

Hartley was arrested for Attempted Murder, Assault in the First Degree, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, and Unlawful Use of a Weapon.

The victim's girlfriend, Chanthavong, was arrested for Unlawful Use of a Motor Vehicle and Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle after officers determined that the truck she drove the victim to the hospital in was stolen.

Chanthavong and Hartley will be arraigned later today. Donesouda remains in a Portland hospital recovering from his injuries.

 

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