UPDATE: Portland Police Investigate Homicide

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June 22, 2010 23:12

  

Portland Police Homicide Detectives have arrested a 17-year-old male subject and charged him with one count of Murder in connection with last night's homicide that occurred in the 8900 Block of N. Woolsey. The suspect is being held at the Donald E. Long Juvenile Detention Center.

Detectives believe that this homicide occurred after an argument on a bus and that gang activity is possibly related to the incident. The victim was shot after he got off of the bus.

This investigation in continuing and Homicide Detectives are awaiting the autopsy results from the Medical Examiner's Office.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call Detective Molly Daul at 503-823-0991.

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The victim in last night's homicide has been identified as 17-year-old Billy A. Moore. Homicide Detectives are continuing to investigate this incident and the Medical Examiner's Office will be completing their autopsy today.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call Detective Molly Daul at 503-823-0991.

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Portland Police are continuing to investigate a homicide that occurred at 7:30 p.m. tonight in the area of the 8900 Block of N. Woolsey. Homicide Detectives are on scene investigating this incident and believe the shooting may be gang related. The victim is a teenage male and his identity will be released after the Medical Examiner's Office completes their autopsy tomorrow and family notification has been made.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Detective Molly Daul at 503-823-0991.

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Tonight at 7:30 p.m., Portland Police responded to a shooting in the area of the 4900 Block of North Fessenden Street. Officers located a deceased adult male at the scene. Homicide Detectives are responding as well as the Portland Police PIO. The media staging area for this incident in the 9200 Block of N. Woolsey. Additional information will be released at the scene.

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