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October 14, 2001 00:00


On Sunday October 14, 2001, at 12:47 in the morning, Northeast Precinct Uniform Officers were dispatched to the 200 block of N. Sumner Street on a report of a gunshot heard in the area. Upon arrival officers found a subject, later identified as 21-year-old Jason T. Williams of North Portland, dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

An autopsy, conducted by the Medical Examiner’s Office, revealed Williams died of a gunshot wound to the chest.

Investigators believe there were people in or near the area at the time Williams was shot. Anyone with information regarding the death of Jason T. Williams can contact investigators directly. Investigators are; Detective Sergeant Kris Wagner, at (503) 823-0899, and Detective Sergeant Steve Ober, at (503) 823-4033.

The Portland Metro Crime Stoppers Program is also offering a cash reward of up to $1,000, for information that leads to an arrest in this case, and callers do not have to give their name. The Crime Stoppers number is (503) 823-HELP.

The investigation is continuing


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