May 12, 2014 03:40
This morning, Monday May 12, 2014, at 3:04 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to the 5800 block of Northeast 59th Avenue on the report that neighbors found a deceased male, who appeared to have a gunshot wound, seated inside a parked vehicle.
Officers arrived and medical personnel arrived and checked inside the vehicle, where they located a deceased adult male.
Based on the preliminary investigation, officers have requested that Homicide detectives and Criminalists from the Forensic Evidence Division respond to the scene to begin a death investigation.
It is not clear if the injuries are self-inflicted or homicidal violence.
No other information is available or anticipated until this afternoon.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the police non-emergency line at (503) 823-3333.
For interested media, the PIO is not responding to the scene.
Sgt. Pete Simpson
Portland Police Bureau
1111 SW 2nd Ave, Suite 1526
Portland, Oregon 97204