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Suspect Identified in Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Homicide (Photo) - 05/11/22

During this investigation, PPB Detectives identified the suspect in this homicide case as 33-year-old Nathaniel C. Freeman. On May 10, 2022, the US Marshals, in conjunction with the assistance of Clackamas County Swat, arrested Freeman.

He has been charged with Murder in the Second Degree with a Firearm; Unlawful Use of a Weapon with a Firearm and Felon in Possession of a Firearm. Freeman was lodged in the Multnomah County Detention Center.

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The victim in this homicide is identified as 30-year-old Morgan “Max” Victor. The Medical Examiner's Office has determined his manner and cause of death to be homicide by gunshot wound. Victor's family has been notified of his death, and they provided the attached photograph for public release. Family members are asking for privacy at this time.

No additional details will be released at this time.

If anyone has information about this case, please contact Detective Ryan Foote at Ryan.Foote@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0781 or Detective Travis Law at Travis.Law@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0395.

Photograph: Morgan “Max” Victor

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Homicide detectives are investigating a shooting death in the Hosford-Abernethy neighborhood.

On Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 1:34a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 2800 block of Southeast Division Street. When they arrived they located an adult male victim deceased inside an apartment.

The suspect or suspects left before officers arrived and no arrests have been made. No suspect information is being released at this time.

The Portland Police Homicide Unit is on scene investigating. During the investigation, Southeast Division Street is closed between Southeast 26th Avenue and Southeast 28th Avenue. The closure is expected to continue into the morning commute time.

If anyone has information about this case, please contact Detective Ryan Foote at Ryan.Foote@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0781 or Detective Calvin Goldring at Calvin.Goldring@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0256.

The PIO is not responding to the scene. More information will be released when appropriate.

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