Man shot, killed in North Portland; shooter at large


Shooting in area of North Hancock and Flint

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — One man was shot and killed Saturday afternoon in North Portland, bringing homicide detectives to the scene and closing roads during the initial investigation.

Joshua Aaron Byrd in an undated DMV photo. Byrd, 38, was shot to death in North Portland on December 18, 2021 (Released by PPB)

The shooting happened around 3:30 p.m. in the area of North Hancock and Flint, police said. No suspects have yet been detained.

The victim was publicly identified on December 21 as Joshua Aaron Byrd, 38. The autopsy confirmed he was shot to death.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PPB Detective Jeff Pontius by email at or at 503.823.0433, or Detective Steve Gandy at

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