Police have identified a 20-year-old as the victim of a shooting in Old Town


Portland, Oregon (Quinn) – Portland Police have identified the person Who died in a shooting accident last month in the Old City.

According to authorities, Elimu Nyoka Jackson, 20, died from a gunshot wound.

The other two people injured in the Oct. 7 shooting were taken to the hospital and then released, police said.

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Shortly before 1 a.m., Portland Police Bureau Central District officers were patrolling Old Town when they heard gunshots at Northwest Fourth Avenue and Everett Street, PPB said. One of the men, later identified as Jackson, was already dead by the time officers arrived.

Authorities have not said whether there is a suspect.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Brent Christensen at brent.christensen@police.portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-2087, or Detective Travis Law at travis.law@police.portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-0395. Reference case No. 23-262926.

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