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UPDATE: Man Killed in Kenton Neighborhood Shooting Identified - 03/07/24

The man who died in Friday evening’s Kenton Neighborhood shooting is identified as Eric D. Toner II, 43, of Portland. His family has been notified of his death and is asking for privacy.

The medical examiner determined that he died of homicide by gunshot. Everyone believed to be involved in this incident has been contacted by police and no suspects are being sought. The case remains under investigation by the Portland Police Homicide Unit in collaboration with the Multnomah County District Attorney’s office. If anyone has information about this case, please contact Detective Jeff Pontius at Jeffery.Pontius@police.portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0433 or Detective Steve Gandy at Stephen.Gandy@police.portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0449 and reference case number 24-51348.

This is the 16th homicide investigation of 2024 in Portland.

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***Original Message Below***

One man died after a shooting in the Kenton Neighborhood.

On Friday, March 1, 2024 at 7:47 p.m., North Precinct Officers responded to a report of a shooting at a house in the 3000 block of North Terry Street. When officers arrived they located evidence of gunfire in the house. They learned that a man had been shot and was enroute to the hospital by private vehicle. Despite lifesaving efforts, the man died.

Everyone believed to be involved in the incident has been contacted by police. One man has been detained for further investigation. No suspects are being sought at this time.

Detectives with the Portland Police Homicide Unit are responding to the scene to investigate. During the investigation, North Terry Street is closed between North Emerald Avenue and North Peninsular Avenue.

If anyone has information about this case, please contact Detective Jeff Pontius at Jeffery.Pontius@police.portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0433 or Detective Steve Gandy at Stephen.Gandy@police.portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0449 and reference case number 24-51348.

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

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