Portland, Oregon – Portland Police are investigating a dead body found in a front yard of a home near 103rd and Southeast Reedway Street. Detectives say there is evidence of gunfire nearby and homicide detectives are investigating. Several streets in the area are closed right now.
On Friday, May 24, 2019 at 7:38 A.M., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a person found deceased in the front yard of a home in the 10300 block of Southeast Reedway Street in the Lents Neighborhood.
Officers responded and located a person that was confirmed deceased. There was also evidence of gunfire found nearby. Due to the circumstances, Homicide Detectives are responding to assume the investigation. The Forensic Evidence Division is responding to collect evidence. The Medical Examiner are also responding and will determine the cause and manner of death.
For the investigation, Southeast Reedway Street is closed between Southeast 103rd Avenue and Southeast 104th Avenue. Also, Southeast 104th Avenue is closed between Southeast Reedway Street and Southeast Ellis Street.