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Story by The Oregon Herald Staff
Published on Wednesday June 2, 2021 - 2:09 AM
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PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Police Bureau, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve the New Year's Eve homicide of Ja'mere Brown.

On Thursday, December 31, 2020, at approximately 10:29 p.m., Portland Police Bureau officers responded to Northeast Alberta Street and Mallory Avenue on the report of two people injured during a shooting. Officers arrived at the scene and located two gunshot victims. One of the victims, 18-year-old Ja'mere Malik Brown, died as a result of the shooting. Officers learned that the shooting actually occurred approximately a mile away, in the area of Northeast Durham Avenue and Madrona Street.

The Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy and determined that Brown died as a result of a gunshot wound and ruled his death a homicide.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards of up to $2,500 cash for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime and tipsters can remain anonymous.


Teen shot and killed New Year's Eve identified

PORTLAND, Oregon - Police have identified a man who was shot and killed on New Year's Eve in Northeast Portland.

Police were called at about 10:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, to near Northeast Alberta Street and Mallory Avenue. There, they found 18-year-old Ja'mere Malik Brown shot. He later died from his wounds.

Police said there was another person who was injured, but they have not released any information about that person.

Brown's death was ruled a homicide.

Police have not released any information about a suspect.