Earlier this week, a shooting in the Sumner Neighborhood of Portland left a man deceased and was being investigated as a potential homicide.
On Sunday, September 25, 2022 at 3:24a.m., North Precinct officers responded to a report of a shooting outside of a hotel in the 8200 block of Northeast Sandy Boulevard. When officers arrived, they located an injured male. Paramedics responded and determined the man was deceased at the scene.
Detectives from the Portland Police Homicide Unit responded to the scene and began investigating.
The victim in this homicide has been identified as 26-year old Martese Oliver, who resided in the state of Washington. The Medical Examiner determined the cause of Mr. Oliver’s death was from a gunshot wound and ruled his death a homicide.
26-year-old Martre Tirik Oliver was arrested on September 27, 2022, by US Marshals in Renton, Washington. He is being charged with Murder in the Second Degree and Unlawful Use of a Weapon (Firearm) for the murder of his twin brother, Martese Oliver.
Mr. Oliver’s family has been notified of his death and they are requesting privacy during this time.