Victim and suspect identified after deadly shooting in Hillsboro

Matthew Alexander McAdoo jail booking photo

HILLSBORO, OR (KPTV) – Police have released the identities of the suspect and victim after a tow truck driver was shot and killed at an apartment complex in Hillsboro Thursday morning.

Investigators say 51-year-old Patrick Ralph Sanford was shot in the 2000 block of Southeast 44th Avenue at about 8:51 a.m. Hillsboro police responded to the scene and told FOX 12 that a man shot and killed a tow truck driver in the parking lot.

According to police, the victim was removing vehicles for parking lot maintenance. The suspect has been identified as 42-year-old Matthew Alexander McAdoo. He is being lodged at the Washington County Jail for the charge of second-degree murder.

The shooting investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information related to the shooting is asked to contact the Hillsboro Police Department at 503-681-6190.

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wow.... here's a White guy commits seriously horrible crime and Ch 12 doxes him, pic, history.....BUT when this person happens to be black, then not so much info. OR later on pages 12-20 ..... which sound like media bias to YOU!!!???

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