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Man arrested for gang shooting

Gang Enforcement Team detectives have arrested a suspect in

a June gang shooting.

Rasool Islam, 19, was arrested on June 14. He is charged with attempted murder, assault in the second degree, unlawful use of a weapon and felon in possession of a firearm.

Islam is accused of shooting and injuring Amel Johnson, 19, on June 13 in the area of 148th Avenue and East Burnside.

Police say that Islam and Johnson are both known gang associates. Gang Enforcement Team detectives developed probable cause to arrest Islam for the shooting and began to conduct surveillance at his suspected residence in the 5300 block of Southeast 136th Avenue. Officers watched Islam leave the residence and followed him until members of the Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT) were able to stop his car and take him into custody at Northeast 61st Avenue and Fremont Street.

SERT then served a search warrant at Islam's residence to assist the GET detectives.