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Police identify person shot and killed in Northeast Portland Thursday night

The shooting happened around 9 p.m. Thursday on Northeast 66th Avenue near Broadway.

PORTLAND, Ore. — A person who was shot and killed Thursday night in Northeast Portland has been identified as 28-year-old Shawndell DeShazo, according to police. Two other people were injured during the shooting, but their names were not released. 

The shooting took place shortly before 9 p.m. Thursday on Northeast 66th Avenue near Broadway.

Someone called 911 to report that shots were heard at 8:43 p.m. Arriving officers found two people with gunshot wounds. They were taken to the hospital but are expected to survive.

Officers learned that a third person, a man later identified as DeShazo, was taken to the hospital in a separate vehicle. He died at the hospital.

Portland police haven't released any suspect information. 

During the investigation, Northeast 66th Avenue and Hancock Street were closed between Northeast 65th Avenue and Broadway but those streets have since reopened.

Anyone with information about these shooting is asked to contact Detective Erik Kammerer Erik.Kammerer@portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-0762 or Detective Shaye Samora Shaye.Samora@portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-0768.

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