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UPDATE: Victim of Deadly Shooting in Hollywood Neighborhood Identified (Photo) - 02/21/24

The victim in the Hollywood Neighborhood deadly shooting has been identified as 29-year-old Laddie R. Calhoon, Jr. 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 Calhoon died of homicide by gunshot wound.

Anyone with information about this case is urged to contact Detective Jeff Sharp at Jeff.Sharp@police.portlandoregon.gov (503) 823-9773 or Detective Tony Harris at Tony.Harris@police.portlandoregon.gov (503) 823-0441 and reference case number 24-40215.

This is the 14th homicide of the year in Portland.

Photo description: Portrait of Laddie R. Calhoon, Jr.


***Original Message Below***

On Sunday, February 18, 2024, at 2:40 a.m., officers from the North Precinct responded to a shooting call in the 4200 block of North Halsey Street. When officers arrived, they found a man who was deceased. No arrests have been made and no one has been detained.

The Portland Police Homicide detectives have responded to the scene to investigate. If anyone has information about this incident, they are asked to please contact Detective Jeff Sharp at jeff.sharp@police.portlandoregon.gov (503) 823-9773 or Detective Tony Harris at tony.harris@police.portlandoregon.gov (503) 823-0441. Please reference case number 24-40215.

The identity of the victim will be released after the Medical Examiner has confirmed the cause of death and after family members have been notified. The PIO is not responding to the scene. More information will be released when appropriate.


Attached Media Files: LaddieCalhoon.jpg
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