Teen slain in Hazelwood shooting, killer at large


Teen identified as Christian Z. McNeill, 18

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – A teenager died after a shooting on Sunday in the Hazelwood neighborhood in the 12400 block of East Burnside, Portland police said.

Christian Z. McNeill, 18, was shot to death on December 12, 2021 in Portland’s Hazelwood neighborhood. (Undated family photo released by PPB, December 16, 2021)

Officers received the call just after 6:30 p.m. and found the teen, identified as Christian Z. McNeill, at the scene. The medical examiner ruled the 18-year-old died of a gunshot wound.

No arrests have been made.

Burnside eastbound from SE 122nd to 124th  was closed during the initial investigation.

Police do not believe the public is in danger at this time.

PPB asks anyone with information related to this incident to contact Detective Jennifer Hertzler at (503) 823-1040 jennifer.hertzler@portlandoregon.gov or Detective Joe Corona at (503)823-0508 joseph.corona@portlandoregon.gov

This is a developing story.

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