1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204
December 20, 2004 00:00
The Portland Police, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers, would like your help identifying and capturing the suspect in a recent shooting.
On November 19, 2004, at about 8:00 p.m., the suspect knocked on the front door of a house in the 3900 Block North Kerby Avenue. When the victim answered the door the suspect fired multiple shots from a handgun striking the victim in the upper chest. The suspect ran off. The victim, a 15-year-old boy, survived.
The suspect is described as a black male between 19 and 25 years old, 5’8” to 6’1”, weighing approximately 200 pounds. He has a short afro which is described as “wiry, rough, and unkempt” with patches of scalp showing. He had patchy facial hair extending from the side of his face, and on his upper lip and chin. The suspect has crooked bottom teeth with spaces between them. He may have a pierced left ear. At the time of the shooting he was wearing a baby blue hooded sweatshirt with a zipper front and black pants.
Detectives produced at sketch of the suspect, which is attached.
The suspect in this case should be considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached.
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 may remain anonymous. Call Crime Stoppers at (503) 823-HELP (4357).
Sgt. Pete Simpson