Portland Police Homicide Detectives have named 38-year-old Jorge Gomez Montejano as the suspect in this case, and a warrant has been made out for his arrest.
The US Marshal’s Service arrested Montejano on May 2, 2023, and he was taken to the Multnomah County Detention Center. Montejano is accused of second-degree murder and using a weapon without permission.
Rene Ramirez Martinez, who was 39 years old, was k!lled in this case. The Medical Examiner stated that the person di*d from a gunshot wound used to kill them.
Rene Ramirez Martinez’s family has been told that he has died, and they have given the public the attached picture. At this time, the family asks for respect.
In the Foster-Powell Neighborhood, someone shot and k!lled a man.
Press Release: Man is Deceased After a Shooting in the Foster-Powell Neighborhood
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— Portland Police (@PortlandPolice) March 10, 2023
At 7:28 pm on March 9, 2023, police from the East Precinct were called to Southeast 74th Avenue and Southeast Powell Boulevard Frontage Road because shots had been heard. When the police arrived, they found a de@d man near a camp.
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The suspect or suspects ran away, and no one has been caught yet.
The Portland Police Department’s Homicide Unit is on its way to the spot to investigate what happened. If you know anything about this case, don’t hesitate to contact Detective Steve Gandy at Stephen.Gandy@police.portlandoregon.gov or call (503) 823-0449 or Detective Jeff Pontius at Jeffery.Pontius@police.portlandoregon.gov or call (503) 823-0433 and mention case number 23-62542.
Eastbound Southeast Powell Boulevard is closed while the probe is going on. Powell Boulevard is still open going west.
The PIO isn’t reacting to what’s going on. When it’s time, more information will be given out.