Kenton Neighborhood Homicide Victim Identified (Photo)

September 21, 2021 09:07

  

The victim in the homicide that occurred near the area of the 8400 block of North Brandon Avenue in the early morning hours of Sunday, September 19, 2021, has been identified as 44-year-old Sean Edward Garner. The Oregon State Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy and determined Garner died from a gunshot wound and ruled his death a homicide.

This is an ongoing investigation and any additional information will be released at the direction of investigators.

Anyone with information about this incident, is asked to please contact Detective Rico Beniga at Rico.Beniga@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0457 or Detective Scott Broughton at Scott.Broughton@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-3774.

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On Sunday, September 19, 2021, at 4:21 a.m., officers from the North Precinct responded to a shooting call in the Kenton Neighborhood, near the area of the 8400 block of North Brandon Avenue. When officers arrived they found a deceased man who appeared to have been shot. There is no suspect information at this time.

Portland Police Homicide detectives responded to the scene and are investigating. An autopsy will be scheduled to determine cause and manner of death. This is an ongoing investigation.

Any additional information will be released at the direction of the investigators.

Anyone with information about this incident, is asked to please contact Detective Rico Beniga at Rico.Beniga@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0457 or Detective Scott Broughton at Scott.Broughton@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-3774.

North Brandon Avenue is closed between North Argyle Street to North Willis Boulevard. Additionally, North Argyle Street is closed between North Argyle Way to where North Interstate Avenue and North Denver Avenue meet. The PIO is not responding to the scene.

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