Portland Logs Its 21st Homicide

PORTLAND, Ore. — Police were called to a shooting in the Buckman neighborhood of Southeast Portland around 7:15 on Sunday morning and found a man dead on the sidewalk at 8th and Washington.  The person who shot him was gone when officers arrived.

The man has been identified as 40-year-old Michael Fitch.  This is the city’s 21st homicide of 2022.

Michael Fitch, 40.

Police closed off neighboring streets for several hours so detectives and forensics specialists could process the crime scene.

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