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Maurice Gatson Homicide Remains Unsolved After Four Years - Crime Stoppers Featured Case #18-14 (Photo) - 10/03/19

The Portland Police Bureau, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve a 2015 homicide.

On Saturday October 3, 2015, at 12:45 a.m., Portland Police East Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team (GET) officers responded to the report of someone shot outside the Pallas Club, located at 13639 SE Powell Boulevard.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located 45-year-old Maurice Anthony Gatson suffering from fatal gunshot wounds. Gatson is survived by his wife and two children.

The suspect has been described as a Black male adult.

Homicide detectives have released surveillance video of the shooting to aid in the identification of the suspect. Warning -- the video is graphic and may upset some viewers but is being released with the consent of Gatson's family.

The video is available for viewing and download at

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