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Man arrested, accused of fatally shooting 2 in Portland


PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Police early Tuesday arrested a 26-year-old man accused of fatally shooting two apparent strangers during separate incidents in downtown Portland.

The Oregonian/Oregon live reports James J. Barquet was arrested early Tuesday. It wasn’t immediately clear if he had an attorney,

Authorities said Carol L. Horner, 70, of Portland, was shot around 9:05 p.m. Monday and found on the sidewalk under the Morrison Bridge. Brian E. Hansen, 51, of Vancouver was shot mid-span on the Burnside Bridge’s south sidewalk around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Police provided no motive for the killings.

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