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Quincy Gill
Quincy Gill
UPDATE #3: Suspect Arrested for 2019 Murder in North Portland (Photo) - 11/18/22

On Thursday, November 17, 2022, The United States Marshal's Service Fugitive Task Force arrested Elijah L. Thomas, 39, of Portland, on a warrant for the murder of Quincy Gill. At his arrest, Thomas was in possession of a loaded handgun, which was seized as evidence. Thomas was interviewed by Homicide Detectives and booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on the warrant for Murder in the Second Degree, Unlawful Use of a Weapon and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

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December 12, 2019 17:01

The victim of last night's fatal shooting has been identified as 39-year-old Quincy Gill.

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

The family has been notified and would like the public to be aware of a vigil tonight at Northeast Fremont Street and Northeast Garfield Avenue at 6 p.m. They have provided the attached photographs, including one of Gill with his daughters.

This is an active investigation and if anyone has information about this incident, they are encouraged to contact Homicide Detectives. Information can be shared with Homicide Detective Anthony Merrill at (503) 823-4033 or Anthony.merrill@portlandoregon.gov or Detective Scott Broughton at (503) 823-3774 or scott.broughton@portlandoregon.gov

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The adult male who was shot in the shooting incident on December 11, 2019, was pronounced deceased at the scene despite life saving measures attempted by medical personnel.

Detectives with the Portland Police Bureau's Homicide Division responded and are currently conducting an investigation.

If anyone has information about this incident, or what led up to it, contact Homicide Detective Anthony Merrill at (503) 823-4033 or Anthony.merrill@portlandoregon.gov or Detective Scott Broughton at (503) 823-3774 or scott.broughton@portlandoregon.gov

The Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office will determine the cause and manner of death. Additionally, they will confirm the identity of the deceased individual. After next of kin are notified, additional information may be released as appropriate.

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On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 at 9:18 p.m., North Precinct Officers responded to the area of Northeast Garfield Avenue and Northeast Fremont Street on a report that someone had been shot. Officers arrived in the area and located a victim. There is not an update on the person's condition at this time.

The suspect fled the scene of the shooting. Officers are currently searching the area for the suspect.

Investigators are in the early stages of this investigation. More information will be released as it becomes available. If anyone has information about this case, contact non-emergency dispatch at (503) 823-3333.

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Attached Media Files: Quincy Gill , Quincy Gill with daughters
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