A man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges he took part in 2012 drug hit in which hired hit men killed the wrong person.
Michael Rowland, 30, is charged with first-degree murder, first-degree conspiracy to commit murder, first-degree burglary and first-degree attempted robbery. Court Commissioner Meagan Foley set his bail at $1 million.
Rowland is one of seven people charged in the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Jaime Diaz-Solis on Nov. 12 in Lakewood.
Hit men hired to kill a rival drug dealer mistakenly shot Diaz-Solis instead. Rowland is suspected of driving a getaway car, according to charging papers.
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Portland authorities found and detained Rowland on Friday, and Lakewood police officers booked him into jail Tuesday.
Robert Leon Smith Jr., 34, awaits sentencing after he pleaded guilty to first-degree murder, first-degree burglary and first-degree attempted robbery in connection with the shooting.
William Manuel Alvarez Calo, 28; Fidel Gaytan Gutierrez Jr., 32; Jiffary Alexander Mendez, 30; Mazzar Gerald Robinson, 42; and Ray Steven Turner, 33, have been charged and await trial.