UPDATE: Name of St. Johns Homicide Victim Released (Photo)

June 02, 2022 14:58

  

The victim of the St. Johns homicide is identified as Charles M. Edwards, Sr, 62, of Portland. His family has been notified of his death and provided the attached photograph for public release.

The medical examiner determined the manner and cause of death was homicide by gunshot. This is still an active investigation and no further information is being released. If anyone has information about this case, please contact Detective Tony Harris Tony.Harris@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0441 or Detective Shaye Samora Shaye.Samora@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0768.

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One male is deceased after a shooting in the St. Johns Neighborhood.

On Friday, May 27, 2022, at 6:03a.m., North Precinct officers responded to a report of a male deceased in a home in the 7100 block of North Columbia Boulevard. When officers arrived they found the victim deceased.

There is no suspect information available for release and no arrests have been made at this time.

The Portland Police Homicide Unit responded to the scene and is investigating. Detectives are working to determine what took place and are asking anyone with information to reach out to them. The primary investigators are Detective Tony Harris Tony.Harris@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0441 and Detective Shaye Samora Shaye.Samora@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0768.

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

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