March 28, 2023 18:50
The three victims in Saturday’s Portsmouth Neighborhood homicide have been identified as Eskender Tamra, 17, of Portland; Babu Daudi, 19, of Portland; and Patrick D. Johnson, Jr, 20, of Portland. The victims’ families have been notified of their death. The families of Tamra and Daudi have provided photos for public release (see attached). The families are all requesting privacy at this time.
The medical examiner conducted autopsies and determined that all three died of homicide by gunshot wounds.
This remains an active investigation, and detectives continue to ask that if anyone has information about this case please contact Detective Jason Koenig at Jason.Koenig@police.portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-0889 or Detective William Winters William.Winters@police.portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0466. Please reference case #23-77440.
Additional information will be released only at the direction of investigators.
***Original Message Below***
Three people are deceased after a shooting in the Portsmouth Neighborhood.
On Saturday, March 25, 2023 at 12:23p.m., North Precinct Officers responded to a report of a shooting at North Foss Avenue and North Foss Court. When they arrived they located three victims in a car. EMS responded as well and determined that all three were deceased at the scene.
The suspect or suspects left the scene before police were dispatched and were not immediately located. No arrests have been made.
Portland Police Homicide Unit has responded to the scene, along with the Enhanced Community Safety Team, Focused Intervention Team, Crisis Response Team, and Forensic Evidence Division.
During the investigation, North Foss Avenue is closed between North Houghton Street and North Willis Boulevard.
If anyone has information about this case, please contact Detective Jason Koenig at Jason.Koenig@police.portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-0889 or Detective William Winters William.Winters@police.portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0466. Please reference case #23-77440.
“This shooting in broad daylight in a residential neighborhood is another tragic example of how gun violence can affect our community terribly,” said Chief Chuck Lovell, who responded to the scene. “I’m grateful to the PPB members who responded to this shocking incident. I’m also briefing Mayor Wheeler’s office on the investigation. I encourage anyone who has information about this shooting to reach out to our detectives.”
1. Investigators work inside the crime scene, inspecting a tan colored sedan
2. Portland Police command center parked with investigators working in the background
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