Police investigating Old Town killing
A man died after being shot in Old Town Wednesday evening.
The victim is identified as Davonte D. Kerney, 22. The Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office determined he died as the result of homicidal violence from gunshot wounds.
No suspect information was immediaely released.
According to police, at 8:17 p.m. on Jan. 31, Central Precinct officers responded to the report of gunfire and an injured person in the 200 block of Northwest 8th Avenue. When they arrived, officers located an adult male who was transported to an area hospital, where he died. Preliminary information suggests the victim sustained serious life-threatening injuries.
Because of the severity of the victim's injuries, members from the Detective Division's Homicide Detail, criminalists with the Forensic Evidence Division and representatives of the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office also responded to the scene.
Vehicle and pedestrian traffic was closed on Northwest Broadway and Northwest Park Avenue between Northwest Everett Street and Northwest Couch Street. for several hours.
Anyone with information about this investgiation should contact the Portland Police Bureau non-emergency line at 503-823-3333.
This story will be updated hen more information is available.