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Jessie Lavell Marks Sr.
Jessie Lavell Marks Sr.
UPDATE: Victim of Homicide in North Tabor Neighborhood Identified (Photo) - 06/02/23

The victim in the May 24 North Tabor homicide is identified as Jessie Lavell Marks Sr., 36. His family has been notified of his death and provided the attached photograph for public release. They are requesting privacy at this time.

The Medical Examiner determined that he died of homicide by gunshot.

This remains an active homicide investigation. Anyone has information about this incident who has not yet spoken with police is asked to contact Detective Mike Jones at Michael.Jones@police.portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-0405, or Detective Erik Kammerer at Erik.Kammerer@police.portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-0762, and reference case number 23-135639.

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***Original Message Below***

A man has died after a shooting in the North Tabor Neighborhood.

Today, Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at 9:18 a.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to the 5500 block of Northeast Glisan Street on the report of a shooting. Officers arrived to find a deceased adult male. No suspect or suspects were found at the scene, and no arrests have been made.

The Portland Police Bureau Homicide Unit responded to the scene and has assumed control of the investigation. Northeast Glisan Street will be closed from Northeast 53rd Avenue to Northeast 58th Avenue while the on-scene investigation is ongoing.

Anyone has information about this incident and has not yet spoken with police is asked to contact Detective Mike Jones at Michael.Jones@police.portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-1063, or Detective Erik Kammerer at Erik.Kammerer@police.portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-0762, and reference case number 23-135639.

More information will be released when appropriate.

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