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Man killed in Portland's Woodlawn neighborhood

UPDATE: Victim identified as Seattle resident


PORTLAND POLICE BUREAU - D'Andre DickersonPolice are investigating an early Tuesday homicide in Northeast Portland.

The victim is identified as D'Andre Dickerson, 24. His last known address is in Seattle, and it is not known why he was in Portland or where he may have been staying locally.

No suspect information was immediately released.

According to police, at 12:18 a.m. on April 14, North Precinct officers responded to multiple reports of gunshots heard in the area of Northeast Dekum Street and Claremont Avenue.

KOIN 6 NEWS - Police on scene of a homicide investigation near Woodlawn Park in Northeast Portland.Arriving officers began checking the area, including Woodlawn Park, when a caller reported a person down in a residential parking lot in the 6800 block of Northeast Claremont Avenue.

Officers and medical personnel went to the parking lot, located an male adult victim, and determined that he was deceased.

Homicide detectives, criminalists from the Forensic Evidence Division and the Oregon Medical Examiner responded to the scene to begin a homicide investigation.

A woman who lives at the Woodland Park Condominiums, where the man’s body was found, told KOIN 6 News she was “surprised” by the shooting.

“Whatever goes on in the park, never seems to venture into our area,” she said.

The woman asked that her name not be used because she could be called as a witness. She described hearing about 16 shots that were fired in three groupings. Police have not said how many shots were fired.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Police Non-Emergency Line at (503) 823-3333; or, Detective Michele Michaels at (503) 823-0692.

KOIN 6 News contributed to this story.

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