Officers from the East Precinct responded to a complaint of a shooting near the junction of East Burnside Street and Northeast 122nd Avenue on Tuesday, May 9, 2023, at 8:10 p.m. When the police arrived, they discovered a dead man.
Detectives from the Portland Police Homicide Unit have arrived at the scene to conduct an investigation. Please get in touch with Detective Scott Broughton [email protected] (503) 823-3774 or Detective Eric McDaniel [email protected] 503-823-0833 if you have any information about this event. Numbering the case is 23-121352.
Between 122nd Avenue and 126th Avenue, East Burnside Street will be shut down for the duration of the investigation. In addition, both the east and west MAX lines in that area are closed.
Justin Joki, 37, was the victim who lost his life in the Hazelwood Neighborhood shooting on May 9, 2023. His passing has been reported to his family.
According to the Medical Examiner, he was shot dead in a homicide.
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