East Portland

Arrest made in deadly shooting at MAX station

Arrest made in deadly shooting at MAX station
Silvano Velasquez.

PORTLAND, Ore. - An 18-year-old was arrested Thursday in connection with a shooting at a TriMet transit station earlier this month that left one person dead and another injured.

Silvano Velasquez is facing charges of murder, attempted murder, unlawful use of a weapon and first-degree assault.

The shooting happened Oct. 11 at the MAX station at Southeast 93rd and Holgate.

Abukar Madey, 15, died of a gunshot wound to the head and a second victim, 22-year-old Lucio Alejandro Ramirez-Navarra, a.k.a. Alex Ramirez, survived after being shot several times.

Anyone with further information that can help investigators is asked to call Detective Mark Slater at (503) 823-9319 or Detective Erik Kammerer at (503) 823-0762.