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News Release
Dazani S. Roberts family photo
Dazani S. Roberts family photo
UPDATE: Victim of Cully Neighborhood Homicide Identified (Photo) - 01/26/23

The victim of the January 19, 2023 Cully Neighborhood homicide is identified as 19-year-old Dazani S. Roberts, also known as Dazani Nathan. His family has been notified of his death and provided the attached photograph for public release. The family is requesting privacy and declining media interviews at this time.

The Medical Examiner determined that Roberts' manner and cause of death is homicide by gunshot wound.

This is an active investigation. If anyone has information about this case, please contact Detective Jason Koenig at Jason.Koenig@police.portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0889; or Detective William Winters at William.Winters@police.portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0466 and reference case number 23-18018.

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***Original Message Below***

One person has been shot and killed in the Cully Neighborhood, and Homicide detectives are investigating.

On Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 11:47p.m., North Precinct officers responded to a report of a shooting at an apartment in the 4200 block of Northeast Prescott Street. When they arrived they located a deceased male. The suspect or suspects left the scene before police arrived and no immediate arrests were made.

Detectives from the Portland Police Homicide Unit are responding to investigate. During the investigation, Northeast Prescott Street is closed between Northeast 42nd Avenue and Northeast 47th Avenue.

If anyone has information about this case, please contact Detective Jason Koenig at Jason.Koenig@police.portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0889; or Detective William Winters at William.Winters@police.portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0466 and reference case number 23-18018.

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

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Attached Media Files: Dazani S. Roberts family photo
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