Crime Stoppers Featured Case #14-24 Andrew Coggins Homicide (Photo)

July 01, 2014 13:10

  

The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help in solving a homicide that occurred on June 30, 2014.

On Monday June 30, 2014, at 2:46 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of a shooting near North Fessenden Street and Fiske Avenue.

24-year-old Andrew Leon Coggins Jr. was found mortally wounded by gunfire in a drive-by shooting. The Oregon State Medical Examiner performed an autopsy on July 1 and determined that Coggins died of a single gunshot wound.

Although there were a number of witnesses at the scene and in the area, very little information was shared with police.

Investigators are asking for any information about this case to help identify a suspect or suspects in the shooting.

Anyone with second-hand information should also share it with police. Information learned from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or YouTube should be shared with investigators as these tips may lead to the identification of a suspect or suspects. Links can be shared directly with investigators or anonymously through Crime Stoppers.

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 tipsters 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 the tip, or call 503-823-HELP (4357) and leave the tip information.

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

Investigators:
Detective Rico Beniga
Portland Police Bureau
(503) 823-0457
rico.beniga@portlandoregon.gov

Detective Chris Traynor
Portland Police Bureau
(503) 823-0449
christopher.traynor@portlandoregon.gov

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Peter.Simpson@portlandoregon.gov
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Portland, Oregon 97204