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Police identify man shot and killed near North Portland park

The shooting was reported around 2:25 p.m. near North Williams Avenue and Stanton Street.
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PORTLAND, Ore. — A man was shot and killed near a North Portland park Tuesday afternoon, according to police. No suspect information has been released.

The shooting was reported around 2:25 p.m. near North Williams Avenue and Stanton Street. Police said Titus L. McNack, 42, was found on a sidewalk near Dawson Park, which is located about a block from Randall Children’s hospital.

An autopsy found McNack died from a gunshot wound, according to the state medical examiner's office. 

Homicide detectives from Portland police are investigating. Detectives believe there may have been several people in the park who left prior to officers arriving and may have information about the shooting. 

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Det. Rico Beniga at Rico.Beniga@portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-0457, or Det. Jennifer Hertzler at Jennifer.Hertzler@portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-1040.

Portland police responded to 196 shootings in the first nine weeks of 2021. As of March 6, 14 people had died from gun violence and 53 had been injured.