DA: Accused killer now linked to 2nd Portland murder

Violent Crime

Quentin Blackmon

PORTLAND, Ore. – A man was indicted this week for allegedly murdering a Portland man in Northeast Portland last year, Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office officials announced Friday.

Thomas Hammond, 66 was shot and killed on the 4300 block of Northeast 93rd Avenue on Aug. 20, 2020. Quentin Blackmon is accused of shooting Hammond during a carjacking that summer.

Law enforcement also linked Blackmon to a shooting on Aug. 24, 2021 at Northeast 111th and Northeast Sandy Boulevard. He faces attempted murder for that incident.

Additionally, Blackmon is accused of shooting and killing Michael Epps last October.

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