Murder-suicide: Father kills adult son, self in NE Portland


A gun was recovered at the scene

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Two men were found shot and killed in a Northeast Portland home early Monday morning in what was later ruled to be a murder-suicide.

Officers responded to a report of a shooting around 7:30 a.m. Monday. When they arrived at a home on the 13600block of Northeast Milton Street, they found two men, both dead, and a gun inside the house.

Michael O’Connor, 78, killed his 52-year-old son, William O’Connor, and then killed himself, the Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office said.

Police said they believe the firearm recovered at the scene was the one used in the shooting.

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