Eugene, Oregon – A man who was shot and killed near the University of Oregon campus has been identified. Eugene Police say 21-year-old Alex Gradin was a student at Lane Community College. The shooting happened Saturday morning in a parking lot owned by the University. It sits right behind a popular student bar. No arrests have been made in the case.
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Alex’s family has released the following statement:
“We appreciate the outpouring of love and concern we have received in the tragic death of our son, Alex. He was an unexpected blessing to our lives when he joined us as a baby in Kenya and grew to be a compassionate, thoughtful young man. He naturally made many friends all over the world, who are grieving right now. We request at this time that you allow us to heal and support each other as a family.”