UPDATE: PPB Invstigating Shooting-One Subject Deceased (Photo)

June 13, 2019 16:01

  

The investigation is continuing into last night's homicide. The victim has been identified as 27-year-old Samuel Fast Buffalo Horse. His picture is attached to this updated news release with his family's consent.

The Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office determined the manner of death to be homicide by gunshot wound.

During last night's investigation, there was an arrest made for an unrelated warrant during a traffic stop.

Witnesses or community members with knowledge of this incident are encouraged to contact Homicide Detective Travis Law at (503) 823-0395 or travis.law@portlandoregon.gov or Detective Vincent Cui at (503) 823-0049 or Vincent.cui@portlandoregon.gov

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On Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at 9:24 p.m., North Precinct Officers responded to a report of a subject shot at Broughton Beach at 4701 NE Marine Drive. Officers from East Precinct and the Gun Violence Reduction Team responded to assist.

Officers arrived and located a citizen providing CPR on the injured male. Despite the attempted life-saving efforts, the male was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Investigators learned there was a large group of people gathered at the beach and a fight had broken out. During the fight, a subject fired a gun and struck the male who was later pronounced deceased. The suspect fled the area, along with a number of people on the beach.

The Portland Police Bureau's Homicide Division responded to the scene. Criminalists from the Forensic Evidence Division also arrived to photograph and process evidence.

Investigators believe some people may have fled who could have information or video connected to the incident. These witnesses are encouraged to contact Homicide Detective Travis Law at (503) 823-0395 or travis.law@portlandoregon.gov or Detective Vincent Cui at (503) 823-0049 or Vincent.cui@portlandoregon.gov

This is an active investigation. The Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office will determine the manner and cause of death and confirm the identity of the deceased male. After the identification is made and next of kin are notified, the identity of the deceased will be released to the public.

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Phone: 503-823-0830
1111 SW 2nd Ave
Portland, OR 97204

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