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Police identify 34-year-old shot and killed in Southeast Portland

Harry O. Latour Jr. was found dead near Southeast Naegeli Drive and Southeast Powell Boulevard on April 30. Police found a second man dead nearby.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Editor's note: The video above originally aired on April 30, 2023.

Two people were found dead following a shooting in Southeast Portland's Centennial neighborhood on April 30, according to the Portland Police Bureau (PPB).

Officers responded to a report of a shooting near Southeast Naegeli Drive and Southeast Powell Boulevard. PPB said officers found a man dead when they arrived. Police later identified him as 34-year-old Harry O. Latour Jr. Shortly after, officers found a second man dead nearby, said PPB. He has not yet been identified.

The suspect, or suspects, had already left the area. No one has been arrested. 

The medical examiner determined that Latour died from a gunshot wound and ruled his death a homicide. The second man was shot, but he did not due as a result of homicidal violence. A toxicology test is being conducted to determine the cause of his death.

During the investigation, police closed Southeast Naegeli Drive between Southeast Powell Boulevard and Southeast 174th Avenue.

PPB's homicide unit is investigating. Police ask anyone with information about the shooting to contact Detective Brad Clifton at Brad.Clifton@police.portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-0696, or Detective Tony Harris at tony.harris@police.portlandoregon.gov, or 503-823-0441, and reference case number 23-111647.

This is a developing story and it may be updated when more information becomes available.

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