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News Release
Wilkes Neighborhood Homicide Victim Identfied (Photo) - 10/06/22

The victim in this homicide has been identified as 36-year-old Nicholas Scott Hammann.

The Medical Examiner determined the cause of Mr. Hammann’s death was from a gunshot wound and ruled his death a homicide.

Mr. Hammann's family shared a photo of him and requests privacy during this difficult time.

Photo description: Portrait of Nicholas Scott Hammann


***Original Message Below***

A man is deceased after a shooting in the Wilkes Neighborhood, and homicide detectives are investigating.

On Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 1:22a.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of shots fired in the area of Northeast Sandy Boulevard and Northeast 162nd Avenue. Officers located a shooting victim in that area. Paramedics arrived and determined that the victim was deceased at the scene.

The suspect or suspects left the scene and no immediate arrests were made.

The Portland Police Bureau Homicide Unit responded to the scene to investigate. If anyone has information about this case, please contact Detective Brad Clifton Brad.Clifton@police.portlandoregon.gov , 503-823-0696; or Detective Steve Gandy Stephen.Gandy@police.portlandoregon.gov . The case number is 22-263796.

The victim will be identified after the medical examiner verifies his identity and family has been notified of his death. Additional information will be released as appropriate.


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