UPDATE: Suspect Arrested in Connection to December Homicide

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April 23, 2024 10:06

  

A suspect has been arrested for the December 1, 2023 homicide of Michael McFadden in the Centennial Neighborhood.

On Monday, April 22, 2024, Portland Police Bureau Homicide Detectives, with the assistance of the Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT), executed a search warrant at a residence in the 2600 block of Southeast 145th Avenue. Law enforcement personnel arrested Donald L. Burgett II, 48, of Portland. Burgett II was lodged at the Multnomah County Detention Center on the following charges: Murder in the Second Degree and Unlawful Use of a Weapon.

McFadden’s family has been notified of the arrest.

If anyone has information about this case, please contact Detective Eric McDaniel Eric.McDaniel@police.portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0833 or Detective Scott Broughton Scott.Broughton@police.portlandoregon.gov (503) 823-3774. Please reference case number 23-311472.

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***Original Messages Below***

The victim from the Centennial Neighborhood shooting death has been identified as Michael McFadden, 41, of Portland. His family has been notified of his death and provided the attached photographs for public release. They are requesting privacy at this time.

The Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office concluded that McFadden died of homicide by gunshot wound. Detectives are continuing to actively work this case. Detectives don’t believe at this time the shooting was random and also don’t believe there is any additional risk to the public regarding the case. While there have been additional homicides in this neighborhood, Detectives don’t believe the cases are connected.

If anyone has information about this case, please contact Detective Eric McDaniel Eric.McDaniel@police.portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0833 or Detective Scott Broughton Scott.Broughton@police.portlandoregon.gov (503) 823-3774. Please reference case number 23-311472.

Photo descriptions: Portraits of Michael McFadden

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***Original Message Below***

A man has died after a shooting in the Centennial Neighborhood.

On Friday, December 1, 2023 at 10:25p.m., East Precinct and Focused Intervention Team officers responded to a report of a shooting near Southeast 148th Avenue and Southeast Taggart Street. When officers arrived they found a man injured. EMS was summoned and the man was transported to the hospital by ambulance. Despite lifesaving measures, the victim died.

The suspect or suspects left the scene before police were called and no immediate arrests have been made.

The Portland Police Homicide Unit is responding to the scene to investigate. During the investigation, Southeast 148th Avenue is closed between Southeast Woodward Street and Southeast Clinton Street.

If anyone has information about this case, please contact Detective Eric McDaniel Eric.McDaniel@police.portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0833 or Detective Scott Broughton Scott.Broughton@police.portlandoregon.gov (503) 823-3774. Please reference case number 23-311472.

The PIO is not responding to the scene. Additional information will be released as appropriate.

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