1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204
January 05, 2003 00:00
An autopsy conducted Sunday, January 5, 2003, by the Medical Examiner's Office, revealed the subject had died of multiple gunshot wounds to the chest. The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
According to investigators, Tatum and the subject knew each other and there is no indication the incident was gang related but was rather the culmination of an on going conflict or situation between the two individuals.
Update: The victim in Saturday's homicide has been identified as 33-year-old Ronald Buck Spencer of Portland
The investigation is continuing.
Public Information Officer:
Sgt. Pete Simpson
Lt. Mike Marshman