Update: Homicide Victim Identified (Photo)

October 02, 2020 22:05

  

The victim from Thursday morning's homicide has been identified as 38-year-old Michael Epps Junior. The Oregon State Medical Examiner determined the cause of Epps' death was from a gunshot wound and the manner of Epps' death a homicide. The Portland Police Bureau will not be releasing additional information about this case at this time.

Mr. Epps' family has been notified of his death and provided the attached photo.

Portland Police homicide detectives are investigating and continue to ask that anyone with information about this incident contact Det. Scott Broughton at 503-823-3774 or Scott.Broughton@portlandpolice.gov or Detective Joseph Corona at 503-823-0508 or Joseph.Corona@portlandoregon.gov.

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On October 1, 2020 at about 5:31 a.m., Portland Police responded to the report of a shooting near Northeast 111th Avenue and Northeast Sandy Boulevard. After arrival it was determined that a person at the scene was deceased.

Cause and manner of death will be determined by the Oregon State Medical Examiner at a later time and date. Additional information will be released at the direction of the investigators.

Portland Police homicide detectives are investigating and ask that anyone with information about this incident contact Det. Scott Broughton at 503-823-3774 or Scott.Broughton@portlandpolice.gov or Detective Joseph Corona at 503-823-0508 or Joseph.Corona@portlandoregon.gov.

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