Santa Fe New Mexican

Sister arrested after Portland State basketball player shot, killed


PORTLAND, Ore. — Police in Oregon have arrested a woman following the shooting death of a Portland State University basketball player.

Police in Portland said 30-year-old Tamena Strickland was taken into custody late Friday following the shooting death of 22-year-old Deante Strickland.

The Oregonian/OregonLive reported that Deante Strickland’s uncle, Damian Strickland, said Tamena Strickland is Deante Strickland’s sister.

Portland police didn’t immediatel­y respond to inquiries from the Associated Press.

Tamena Strickland is being held in the Multnomah County Detention Center without bail on suspicion of murder and two counts of attempted murder.

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