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One Person Deceased Following Shooting in East Columbia Neighborhood

April 12, 2024 14:33

One person is deceased following a shooting in the East Columbia Neighborhood.

On Friday, April 12, 2024, at 12:32 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to reports of a shooting in the area of North Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and North Gertz Road. When officers arrived, they found an adult male deceased. No arrests have been made and no one has been detained.

The Portland Police Bureau’s Homicide Unit has responded to the scene to investigate. During the investigation, streets in the area will be blocked.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Stephen Gandy at stephen.gandy@police.portlandoregon.gov (503) 823-0449 or Detective Jeffery Pontius at jeffery.pontius@police.portlandoregon.gov (503) 823-0433 and reference case number 24-89948.

The PIO is not responding to the scene. More information will be released when appropriate.


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