CORRECTION: Piedmont Neighborhood Homicide Victim Identified (Photo)

January 05, 2022 14:17

  

**This release is being updated to reflect Isaiah Dewyane Hurst's correct age of 39**

The man killed in this homicide is identified as Isaiah Dewyane Hurst, 39, of Portland. The Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office determined his manner and cause of death to be homicide by gunshot wound. Hurst’s family has been notified, and they provided the attached picture for public release.

Photograph: Isaiah Hurst

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On January 2, 2022, at 9:00 a.m., officers from the North Precinct responded to a shooting call in the 100 block of North Morgan Street. When officers arrived they located a male victim who was deceased.

Portland Police Homicide detectives have responded to the scene to investigate. During the investigation North Morgan Street is closed from North Commercial Street to North Williams Street. Additionally, North Vancouver Avenue will be closed from North Lombard Street to North Dekum Street.

The identity of the victim, as well as cause and manner of death will be determined by the Oregon State Medical Examiner. Additional information will be released at the direction of investigators.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to please contact Detective Steve Gandy at Stephen.Gandy@portlandoregon.gov or Detective Jeff Pontius Jeffery.Pontius@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0433.

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