Police identify man killed in shooting near SE Portland encampment

Rene Ramirez Martinez
Rene Ramirez Martinez(Portland Police Bureau)
Published: Mar. 13, 2023 at 12:10 PM PDT
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PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) - The Portland Police Bureau has identified a man who was shot and killed in the Foster-Powell neighborhood last week.

Rene Ramirez Martinez, 39, was found dead on Thursday evening. Officers had responded to the reports of gunshots and found Ramirez Martinez near an encampment in the area of Southeast 74th Avenue and Southeast Powell Boulevard.

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Police said the medical examiner confirmed Ramirez Martinez died from a gunshot wound.

No arrests have been made at this time, and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Steve Gandy at Stephen.Gandy@police.portlandoregon.gov or call (503) 823-0449 or Detective Jeff Pontius at Jeffery.Pontius@police.portlandoregon.gov or call 503-823-0433 and reference case number 23-62542.