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UPDATE #3: Arrest of Homicide Suspect (Photo) - 04/02/20

This afternoon, Thursday, April 2, 2020, the Portland Police Bureau's Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT) arrested a suspect in connection with this case. Homicide detectives worked closely with the Tactical Operations Division (TOD) and the Detective Coordination Team (DCT) to identify and arrest 22-year-old Joseph David Schneider.

Schneider has been booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on one count of Murder in the First Degree and one count of Robbery in the First Degree.

Anyone with information about this case is still encouraged to contact Detective Erik Kammerer at (503) 823-0762 or erik.kammerer@portlandoregon.gov or Detective Mark Slater at (503) 823-9319 or mark.slater@portlandoregon.gov

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Homicide Detectives continue to investigate the shooting that resulted in the death of one person on March 30, 2020. The deceased male has been identified as 31 year-old Benjamin Taylor Johnson. Next of kin have been notified.

The Oregon State Medical Examiner's office has determined the cause of death is homicide and the manner is gunshot wound.

If anyone has information about this case, contact Detective Erik Kammerer at (503) 823-0762 or erik.kammerer@portlandoregon.gov or Detective Mark Slater at (503) 823-9319 or mark.slater@portlandoregon.gov

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The victim in the shooting earlier today in the South Tabor Neighborhood was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim is believed to be an adult male. His identity will be released after next of kin are notified.

Portland Police Bureau Homicide Detectives are on-scene and are coordinating with members of the Forensic Evidence Division. Investigators are currently gathering information and following up on leads. Detectives are coordinating with the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office and the Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office for this investigation.

If anyone has information about this incident or what led up to it, contact Detective Erik Kammerer at (503) 823-0762 or erik.kammerer@portlandoregon.gov or Detective Mark Slater at (503) 823-9319 or mark.slater@portlandoregon.gov

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One victim suffered an injury after a shooting in the South Tabor Neighborhood and a suspect is outstanding.

On Monday, March 30, 2020 at 3:02p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a shooting in a parking lot in the 3300 block of Southeast 82nd Avenue. Officers arrived and found a victim. The nature of injuries and condition of the victim are unknown.

The suspect ran away before police were notified. Officers are looking for the suspect. No description is being released at this time.

If anyone witnessed the shooting and has not been contacted by officers, they're asked to call non-emergency at (503) 823-3333.

The area of the parking lot is closed for the investigation, but streets are open.

More details will be released when appropriate for the investigation.

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