UPDATE #2: Victims Identified in Old Town Double Murder (Photo)

October 28, 2021 11:19

  

The victims in Sunday's double murder in Old Town are identified as Daniel C. Davis, 47, of Portland, and Ashlie D. Walker, 37, of Portland. Walker's family provided the attached photo for public release. There is no photo of Davis available.

The Oregon State Medical Examiner confirmed their identities and determined cause and manner of their death to be homicide by gunshot.

Photo description: family photo of Ashlie Walker

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Portland Police Homicide Detectives booked Michael S. VanDomelen, 45, of Portland, into the Multnomah County Detention Center on 2 counts of Murder in the First Degree.

The victims, an adult male and adult female, will be identified after the Oregon State Medical Examiner confirms their names and notifies family of their death. The M.E. will determine cause and manner of death, but these are expected to be the 71st and 72nd homicides of 2021 in Portland.

Portland Police Homicide Unit detectives continuing their investigation. If anyone has information about this incident, they're asked to contact Detective Jeff Pontius Jeffery.Pontius@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0433 or Detective Steve Gandy Stephen.Gandy@portlandoregon.gov .

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Two people are deceased in a shooting in an Old Town apartment building.

On Sunday, October 24, 2021 at 6:25a.m., Central Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of shots heard from inside the apartment building in the 300 block of Northwest 6th Avenue. When officers arrived, they located two victims. Paramedics responded and found both were deceased.

An adult male believed to be involved in the incident remained on scene and was detained by officers. Police are not looking for any suspects at this time.

Portland Police Homicide Unit detectives are investigating. If anyone has information about this incident, they're asked to contact Detective Jeff Pontius Jeffery.Pontius@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0433 or Detective Steve Gandy Stephen.Gandy@portlandoregon.gov .

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

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