PPB: 1 dead in Sellwood-Moreland shooting


No suspect information available

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Portland Police Bureau has launched an investigation into a deadly shooting that took place in Portland’s Sellwood-Moreland neighborhood early Saturday morning.

Officers were sent to the 1900 block of SE Ochoco Street just before 2 a.m. on reports of a person being shot near the entrance to the Springwater Trail. When they arrived, officers found the body of an adult man.

The man was later publicly identified as 45-year-old Gary O’Connor. The Oregon State Medical Examiner’s office ruled his death by gunshot was a homicide.

“No arrests have been made and no suspect information is available,” PPB said in a release Saturday. “The Portland Police Homicide Unit responded and is investigating.”

Anyone with information about the incident, is urged to contact police right away.

This is a developing story.

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