Portland man killed in Sumner neighborhood shooting


Shots fired in the 4300 block of NE 90th Avenue

An undated photo of Thomas Hammond. (Portland Police Bureau)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man was shot and killed Thursday afternoon in Northeast Portland, police said.

Officers responded to the 4300 block of NE 90th Avenue at about 4 p.m. They found evidence of gunfire and one person who had been shot, according to the Portland Police Bureau.

Police said Friday that the victim, 66-year-old Thomas Hammond of Portland, died from a gunshot wound. His death has been ruled a homicide.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Detective Ryan Foote at 503.823.0781 ryan.foote@portlandoregon.gov or Detective William Winters at 503.823.0403 william.winters@portlandoregon.gov.

Homicide detectives are asking people who live between NE Prescott Street and NE Skidmore Street from NE 85th Avenue to NE 92nd Avenue for home security system footage on Thursday, August 20th from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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