Portland police said two people who died in a shooting at a southeast Portland home have been identified as 54-year-old Tamara Smith and her son, 32-year-old Josh Smith.
William Cole Mccamman, 20, was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on Sunday morning on two counts of murder in connection with the deaths. He was arraigned Monday afternoon and is now being held without bail.
On Saturday, at about 9:15 p.m., the victims' bodies were found near the intersection of Southeast 136th and Harold Street after neighbors reported hearing several gunshots.
One neighbor said there has been some strange activity in the area lately, with seedy characters and beat-up cars being seen going up and down the street.
Neighbors described hearing an argument before the gunfire.
"It sounded like there was people arguing and yelling at each other and then after that, there was just gunshots," said Peter Nguyen, who lives nearby.
No one was at the home when a FOX 12 reporter stopped by Monday and an eviction notice was taped to the door. The notice was issued last Friday and ordered the Smith family out of the house by the end of this week.
Detectives haven't said what led them to Mccamman or specified whether he had a previous relationship with the victims.
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