UPDATE: Victim in April 15 Southeast Portland Homicide Identified (Photo)

April 22, 2024 12:38


The victim of the April 15 homicide in Southeast Portland has been identified as Marc-Leon Telean, 30. He recently moved to Portland from Haiti. His family has been notified of his death. The attached photograph is from Marc-Leon’s ID card.

The Medical Examiner determined that Marc-Leon died of homicide by gunshot wound.

While this remains an active homicide investigation, detectives believe this was a random shooting and Marc-Leon did not know the suspect(s) who shot him.

Additional information will be released when appropriate.

Anyone with knowledge about this case, who has not yet spoken to police, is asked to contact Detective Jeff Pontius at Jeffery.Pontius@police.portlandoregon.gov or Detective Steve Gandy at Stephen.Gandy@police.portlandoregon.gov and reference case number 24-92990.

Photo description: Marc-Leon Telean


***Original Message Below***

Two shot, one killed in shooting in Southeast Portland

On Monday, April 15th, 2024 at approximately 2:08 p.m. officers from the East Precinct responded to a call of a shooting near the intersection of Southeast 84th Avenue and Southeast Powell Boulevard. Officers arrived and found two adults with gunshot wounds. One of the adults, a male, was declared deceased at the scene. The second adult, a female, was transported to an area hospital by ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries.

Detectives from the Homicide Detail have responded to the scene to begin their investigation.

Southeast Powell Boulevard is closed between Southeast 82nd Avenue and Southeast 92nd Avenue while investigators collect evidence and process the scene.

Anyone with information on this case who has not yet spoken to police is asked to contact Detective Jeffery Pontius at Jeffery.pontius@police.portlandoregon.gov or Detective Stephen Gandy at Stephen.gandy@police.portlandoregon.gov and reference case number 24-92990.

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



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