Father, son indicted in deadly NE Portland shooting


Tylone Tolliver was killed on Sunday, July 28.

Horace and Demetrius Atchison were arrested in connection with a deadly NE Portland shooting. Sept. 9, 2019. (MCSO)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A father and son have been charged for the alleged assault and death of Tylone Tolliver.

Tolliver was found on the ground with a gunshot wound around 6:40 p.m. on July 28 near North Williams Avenue and Northeast Russell Street. He died at the scene.

The victim’s brother-in-law told KOIN 6 News Tolliver was a father with a large extended family.

“It’s really heart-breaking right now,” Arnold Settles said. “It’s my brother-in-law, you know.”

An undated photo of Tylone Tolliver, who was killed on Sunday, July 28, 2019., in Northeast Portland. (KOIN)

Horace Atchison, 46, was charged with murder and assault while his son Demetrius, 26, was charged only with assault.

Police found Horace in King County, Washington on August 7 after a warrant was issued for his arrest. He was eventually booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on September 3.

Demetrius was arrested on August 27 and booked on a probation violation detainer.

Both Demetrius and Horace are scheduled to appear in court at 9:30 on Monday morning.

No further information on these arrests is available as it is an ongoing investigation.

KOIN 6 News will continue to follow this story.

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