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35-Year-Old Man Shot to Death in Southeast Portland

November 24, 2008 00:00



On Sunday, November 23, 2008, at 3:07 am, East Precinct officers found the body of 35-year-old Abel Delgado-Morales inside an apartment in the 15800 block of Southeast Stark Street after responding to a call of a reported shooting. Homicide Detectives were called to the scene to conduct an investigation.

An autopsy, conducted by the Multnomah County Medical Examiner, determined that the victim died of multiple gunshot wounds. Based on information from witnesses, investigators believe the victim was at the residence visiting friends when a suspect or suspects arrived at the residence, confronted the victim, and shot him.

For investigative reasons, detectives are withholding additional information on the circumstances of the assault and suspect information.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Steve Ober at (503) 823-4033 or Detective Jim McCausland at (503) 823-0449.

This investigation is continuing.



A Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge has issued arrest warrants for 21-year-old Cristobel Medrano-Alvarado and 21-year-old Jose Santiago Carvajal-Mota in connection with the November 23, 2008, shooting death of 35-year-old Abel Delgado-Morales. The warrants charge both suspects with one count of Aggravated Murder. The suspects were identified through the ongoing investigation. Both suspects are considered armed and dangerous.

For investigative reasons, Homicide Detectives are withholding all additional details in this ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Steve Ober at (503) 823-4033 or Detective Jim McCausland at (503) 823-0449.

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 remain anonymous. Call Crime Stoppers at (503) 823-HELP (4357) or leave a tip online at

This investigation is continuing.



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