Crime Stoppers Featured Case #13-26 Donte Young Homicide

October 11, 2013 18:21

  

The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help in solving a St. Johns neighborhood homicide.

On Monday October 7, 2013, at approximately 2:00 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of a shooting in the 9500 block of North Burr Avenue. Officers arrived and located 33-year-old Donte Alwakeel Young deceased from a gunshot wound to the head.

Officers talked with a number of witnesses at the scene and learned that a large group of people fled the area before police arrived. Detectives believe these witnesses may have information critical to the investigation.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in this case, or any unsolved felony, and you can remain anonymous.

Leave a Crime Stoppers tip online at http://crimestoppersoforegon.com/submit_online_tip.php text CRIMES (274637) and in the subject line put 823HELP, followed by your tip, or call 503-823-HELP (4357) and leave your tip information.

Visit http://www.tipsoft.com to download the Crime Stoppers App for the iPhone or Droid.

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