UPDATE #2: Homicide Detectives Responding to Shooting Death in Southeast Portland's Foster-Powell Neighborhood

UPDATE #2: Homicide Detectives Responding to Shooting Death in Southeast Portland's Foster-Powell Neighborhood

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December 27, 2013 16:40


Homicide Detectives have made an arrest in the Christmas Eve shooting death of 61-year-old Terry Lee Rolin. On Friday, December 27th, Detectives arrested 62-year-old Mickey Omega Rolin for murder with a firearm and booked him into the Multnomah County Jail. Detectives are seeking information from any witnesses who may have had contact with or seen the brothers during the day and early evening of Christmas Eve. Please contact Homicide Detectives Mark Slater at 503-823-9319 or mark.slater@portlandoregon.gov, or Detective Mark Sponhauer at 503-823-0416, or mark.sponhauer@portlandoregon.gov


The man killed last night has been identified as 61-year-old Terry Lee Rolin. The Oregon State Medical Examiner performed an autopsy today and determined that Rolin died of a gunshot wound.

Detectives are continuing to investigate the domestic disturbance and shooting that led to Rolin's death.

No arrests have been made and police are not looking for any suspects at this time as they believe that they have identified everyone involved.

Updates will be provided when they become available.



This evening, Tuesday December 24, 2013, at 5:34 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to a residence in the 3600 block of Southeast 67th Avenue on the report of a domestic disturbance and shooting.

Officers and medical personnel arrived in the area and located a male adult victim suffering from critical injuries. Medical personnel attempted to save the man's life but he died at the scene.

Homicide detectives and Criminalists from the Forensic Evidence Division are enroute to the scene to begin a death investigation.

Nobody is in custody and officers are in the early stages of an investigation. No additional information is available at this time.

PIO is enroute to the scene, ETA 30 minutes.



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