PORTLAND -- A man was found dead late Tuesday night by police responding to reports of a shooting at Southeast Harold Street and 57th Avenue.

Hours earlier, a man was brought to Providence Medical Center in Northeast Portland and responding officers learned he had been shot several times at a home near Southeast 49th Avenue and Powell Boulevard, said Sgt. Pete Simpson.

It was not clear Wednesday if the two shootings were related.

The man who died was 19-year-old Paul William Krekeler.Anyone with information about his death is asked to contact Detective Chris Traynor at (503) 823-0449, Detective Bryan Steed at (503) 823-0395.

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The victim at Providence was brought to the hospital just before 9 p.m., Simpson said. Despite his wounds, he was able to talk to medical staff and police.

The suspect in that shooting is a white man, about 5-foot-9 with a thin build, unshaven, in dark clothing and wearing sunglasses. A motive remains unclear, Simpson said, but it does not appear to be gang-related.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact the Assault Detail at (503) 823-0400.

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