Mill Park neighborhood shooting leaves man, 41, dead

Crime

Joshua Newell was 41

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man was shot and killed in Southeast Portland’s Mill Park neighborhood.

Officers responded to reports of a shooting at the 500 block of Southeast 128th Avenue just after 6 a.m. on Friday. When authorities arrived at the scene, they found one man dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

The victim was later identified as 41-year-old Joshua Newell and his death was ruled a homicide.

Joshua Newell in an undated photo released by his family, October 2, 2021. Newell was shot to death October 1, 2021 in Southeast Portland.

PPB says the suspect or suspects fled the scene before officers arrived. No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information about this shooting is urged to contact Detective Travis Law at Travis.Law@portlandoregon.gov, 503.823.0395 or Detective Jennifer Hertzler at Jennifer.Hertzler@portlandoregon.gov, 503.823.1040.

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