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August 28, 2001 00:00


On August 10, 2001, at approximately 4:23 a.m., 9-1-1 dispatch received 2 calls from 6548 SE 48th Ave. Police arrived at the scene to find 11-year old Joshua Jeffries bleeding from what was originally thought to be a stab wound. Joshua was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. The autopsy later revealed that Joshua died of a gunshot wound.

As of August 28, 2001, Portland Police Homicide Detectives have no one in custody for this crime. I have no new information to report. Detective Sergeant Shirley McGlaughlin and Detective Sergeant Jon Rhodes are the lead investigators. The detectives believe that there may be citizens who have information in this investigation that have not come forward.

In an effort to assist the Police Bureau, the Carole Sund Carrington Memorial Foundation has agreed provide a reward in this investigation. Kim Peterson, Executive Director of the Carole Sund Carrington Memorial Foundation will explain the reward and the purpose of the Foundation.


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