Update - Homicide Victim Identified from Northeast Portland Shooting

February 23, 2021 13:34

  

On Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 9:38p.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a shooting at Northeast 54th Avenue and Northeast Fremont Street.

The homicide victim in this case has been identified as 25-year-old Tyler Turpin, who died of a gunshot wound.

The other shooting victim in this incident is still recovering.

This is an ongoing investigation.

If anyone has information please contact Detective Joseph Corona Joseph.Corona@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0508 or Detective Anthony Merrill Anthony.Merrill@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-4033.

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One person is deceased and other injured in a Northeast Portland shooting.

On Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 9:38p.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a shooting at Northeast 54th Avenue and Northeast Fremont Street. When officers arrived they located two victims. Paramedics responded and determined one victim was deceased and the other injured. The injured victim was transported to the hospital by ambulance. The injured victim's wounds are not believed to be life threatening.

No arrests have been made and no suspect information is available. Detectives are responding to investigate.

If anyone has information about this incident, please contact Detective Joseph Corona Joseph.Corona@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0508 or Detective Anthony Merrill Anthony.Merrill@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-4033.

During the investigation, Northeast Fremont Street is closed between Northeast 51st Avenue and Northeast 57th Avenue.

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

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