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Suspect Arrested In Deadly Shooting Of TriMet Passenger

PORTLAND, Ore. — The man accused in the murder of 44-year-old Adrian Richardson on a TriMet bus has been arrested.

Richardson was shot on the #14 bus during a disturbance near Southeast 26th and Hawthorne Blvd. late on the afternoon of August 8th.  The shooter ran off before police arrived.

The suspect was identified as 47-year-old Wayne Thompson and a warrant was signed for his arrest.  Officers found Thompson at Southeast 122nd and Stark over this past weekend and arrested him for Murder in the Second Degree and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

Wayne Thompson, 47.

Investigators have not said what led to the shooting.


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