PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland police said a shooting victim was found dead inside a crashed vehicle in Northeast Portland's Cully neighborhood on Sunday, Dec. 5.
Officers got a report of a vehicle that crashed into a power pole at Northeast Portland Highway and Northeast 45th Avenue around 5:50 a.m. that day. A man, later identified by police as 30-year-old Silas High Hawk, was found dead inside.
The state medical examiner's office said Hawk died from a gunshot wound. His death was ruled a homicide, police said in a news release Wednesday.
Northeast Portland Highway was temporarily closed between Northeast 42nd Avenue and Northeast 60th Avenue while authorities investigated.
No arrests have been made as of Wednesday afternoon.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Det. Brad Clifton at Brad.Clifton@portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-0696.