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News Release
Victim in Glenfair Neighborhood Homicide Identified (Photo) - 11/20/23

The victim in this homicide is identified as Shamesha Danaee Allen, 45. Her family has been notified of her death and provided the attached photograph for public release. The family is requesting privacy at this time.

The medical examiner determined that she died of homicide by gunshot wound.

Photo description: Portrait of Shamesha Allen


***Previous update below****

The suspect in Saturday’s fatal shooting in the Glenfair Neighborhood has been criminally charged.

Donnell L. Watson, 43, of Gresham, Oregon, was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on charges of Manslaughter in the First Degree with a Firearm, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.


***Original Message Below***

A shooting in the Glenfair Neighborhood has left 1 woman deceased.

On Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 6:37p.m., East Precinct and Focused Intervention Team officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 15900 block of Northeast Everett Court. When officers arrived they found an adult female deceased at the scene.

A suspect was detained by responding officers. No other suspects are currently being sought.

The Portland Police Bureau Homicide Unit is responding to the scene to investigate. Northeast Everett Court west of Northeast 160th Avenue is closed.

If anyone has information about this incident and has not already spoken to police, please contact Detective Brian Sims at 503-823-2079, Brian.Sims@police.portlandoregon.gov or Detective Meghan Burkeen at 503-823-2092, Meghan.Burkeen@police.portlandoregon.gov and reference case number 23-300353.

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


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