Portland murder suspect arrested in Eugene

Eugene police arrested a Portland murder suspect after he was spotted in Eugene. Police said he is suspected of fatally shooting a man in September 2017.

Posted: Jan 22, 2018 12:04 PM
Updated: Jan 22, 2018 7:44 PM

MULTNOMAH COUNTY, Ore. --- Four months after a man was shot dead on a Portland Street, police in Eugene arrested his alleged killer.

Officers with the Eugene Police Department arrested Lorenzo Jones, 44, on Friday during a traffic stop.

Portland police had a warrant out for him after getting information that he was connected to the fatal shooting of Wilbert Butler, 27.

Jones has been on the run since Butler was killed in September.

Jones will make his first court appearance on Monday.

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