Teenager who died in shooting in SE Portland identified

Family and friends came together Wednesday night in memory of the teenager who was shot and...
Family and friends came together Wednesday night in memory of the teenager who was shot and killed Sunday in Southeast Portland.(KPTV)
Published: Apr. 22, 2022 at 4:42 PM PDT
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PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) - The teenager who died in a shooting in southeast Portland on Sunday has been identified.

The Portland Police Bureau identified the victim as 17-year-old La’Marcus Brazile. The medical examiner ruled his death a homicide and his family has been notified.

Three other teenagers were injured in the shooting. PPB said their ages are 14, 15 and 16.

At about 8:43 p.m. Sunday, East Precinct officers were called out to a shooting in the 500 block of Southeast 162nd Avenue. Officers arrived to the scene and found a teenager dead. Three teenage boys were found with gunshot injuries.

The three victims were taken to area hospitals for treatment. Police said one had life-threatening injuries, while the other two had non-life-threatening injuries.

Homicide detectives are investigating. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Detective Michael Greenlee at Michael.Greenlee@portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-0871, or Detective Brad Clifton at Brad.Clifton@portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-0696.