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Police arrest man following shooting, daughter's abduction

Police arrest man following shooting, daughter's abduction
John R. Cavett and his daughter, Paige.
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GRESHAM, Ore. - An Amber Alert was issued Saturday afternoon after a woman was critically injured in a shooting and the suspect left the scene with his 2-year-old daughter.

The shooting happened around 11:30 a.m. at the Holly Ridge apartments in the 2700 block of West Powell in Gresham.

The victim, who has not yet been identified, suffered a life-threatening injury and is now hospitalized.

Saturday night, police arrested 36-year-old Joshua R. Cavett, the suspect in the shooting.

Cavett has an extensive criminal history and was considered armed and dangerous.
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