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1 man dead after Old Town shooting in Portland

Portland police say a man was shot in Old Town on Christmas Eve then died some time later at the hospital.

PORTLAND, Ore. — A man is dead following a shooting in Old Town Portland on Dec. 24, Portland police said. On Monday, the Portland Police Bureau (PPB) identified the victim as 41-year-old Derrick Kenreko Marshall. The Oregon State Medical Examiner's Officer determined the cause and manner of Marshall's death to be homicide.

On Christmas Eve just before 9 p.m., PPB officers responded to Northwest 6th Avenue and Northwest Davis Street where they found Marshall, who had been shot. He was taken to the hospital by ambulance and pronounced dead, PPB said Saturday morning in a release.

Police began looking for the suspect(s), but it appears they left the scene right after the shooting took place.

Northwest 6th Avenue was closed from Northwest Couch Street to Everett Street and Northwest Davis Street from Northwest 5th Street to Northwest Broadway were closed during the police investigation.

PPB's Homicide Unit is leading the investigation and asking anyone with information to contact Detective Rico Beniga at Rico.Beniga@portlandoregon.gov (503)823-0457 or Detective Scott Broughton at Scott.Broughton@portlandoregon.gov (503)823-3774.

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