October 11, 2011 16:02Update: The Medical Examiner has identified the victim in last nights shooting as 26-year-old Deandre Newman and the cause of death is multiple gunshot wounds. No additional detains are being released at this time.
###Original Message###On Monday, October 10, 2011, at 8:42 p.m. Portland Police officers assigned to North Precinct responded to a call of shots fired in the 6200 block of Northeast 42nd Avenue. Arriving they located a man in a residence that had been shot. Portland Fire Bureau and AMR ambulance were called to the scene but the man was pronounced deceased.
Homicide Detectives, the Gang Enforcement Team and the Forensic Evidence Division were called to the scene to conduct the investigation.
No additional details will be available until after the autopsy which will likely occur tomorrow in the mid-morning.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact:
Detective Mark Sponhauer
Detective Kristina Coffey
PPB PIO enroute to 42nd and Ainsworth. ETA 30 minutes.
Sgt. Pete Simpson