PORTLAND, Ore. — Police have identified a man was killed after a shooting early Monday morning in Southeast Portland as Andre Charles Ethel, 39.
The Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office confirmed Ethel died from a gunshot wound, according to a Tuesday news release from the Portland Police Bureau. Ethel's family has been notified, and provided the above photo to police for public release.
Police have not yet said what led up to the shooting or whether they are looking for any possible suspects. No arrests had been made as of Tuesday morning.
On Feb. 14 at 12:00 a.m., officers responded to a report of a shooting near the intersection of Southeast 124th Avenue and Southeast Powell Boulevard. Police found a man who had been shot and they provided emergency medical aid until medics arrived. The man was taken to a local hospital where he died.
During the investigation, Portland police homicide detectives closed Southeast 124th Avenue to the north from Southeast Powell Boulevard.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Detective Brian Sims at Brian.Sims@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-2079 or Detective Tony Merrill at Anthony.Merrill@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-4033. The case number is 22-41687.
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