19-year-old killed in shooting near St. Johns

Crime

N Columbia Way and N Midway Avenue closed during investigation

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A 19-year-old who was critically injured after being shot in the St. Johns neighborhood Saturday night later died at a hospital, Portland Police Bureau said.

Officers from the Portland Police Bureau responded to a report of a shooting at N Columbia Way and N Midway Avenue just before 10 p.m. Upon their arrival, officers found the shooting victim and had him taken to a hospital.

Sunday night, police released an update saying the victim, Alexander Douglas Martinson, of Fairview, had died at a hospital. The Oregon State Medical Examiner will determine the official cause and manner of death.

Police ask anyone with information about the shooting to come forward. They can contact Detective Brad Clifton at Brad.Clifton@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0696 or Detective Michael Greenlee at Michael.Greenlee@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0871. The case number is 21-166670.

Anyone who provides information that leads to an arrest in this case could be eligible for a reward of up to $2,500 from Crime Stoppers of Oregon.

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