UPDATE #2: Victim Identified in Saturday Morning Death Investigation

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June 03, 2018 11:35


The victim who was killed at the Oregon Culinary Institute, located at 1701 Southwest Jefferson Street, Saturday morning has been identified as 63-year-old Daniel C. Brophy, of Beaverton, Oregon.

An autopsy was performed by a member of the Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office today. The Medical Examiner determined Brophy died of homicidal violence as the result of gunshot injury.

Anyone who has knowledge of this incident should contact Detective Darren Posey at 503-823-0403 or Darren.Posey@portlandoregon.gov



Homicide detectives are continuing to conduct a death investigation at the Oregon Culinary Institute. Based on preliminary investigation, the death is being investigated as a homicide.

The victim is a man in his 60s and he is affiliated with the Oregon Culinary Institute. Students and staff arriving for class today discovered the victim inside the school and called for help.

Anyone with pertinent information is asked to contact the Police Non-Emergency Line at 503-823-3333; or, Detective Darren Posey at 503-823-0403, darren.posey@portlandoregon.gov.



On Saturday June 2, 2018, at 8:30 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of a shooting with one person injured at the Oregon Culinary Institute, located at 1701 Southwest Jefferson Street.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the victim inside the building. Life-saving efforts were performed on the victim but they were not successful.

Officers searched the building to ensure there were no additional victims. No suspects were located and there is no suspect description.

The Homicide Detail, Forensic Evidence Division, and the Medical Examiner are responding to conduct a death investigation.

The Oregon Culinary Institute will be closed for at least several hours today.

The Public Information Officer (PIO) will be responding to the scene, ETA approximately one hour.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Police Non-Emergency Line at 503-823-3333.



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