December 13 2017
November 12, 2017 12:40 pm, detectives have identified a suspect in the shooting. He is currently in custody and being interviewed by detectives. At this point there is no concern for public safety due to this incident.
No further details will be released at this time as it is still an active investigation. We expect the names of both the suspect and victim will be available for release tomorrow afternoon.
The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Homicide and Violent Crimes Unit (HVCU) along with the Clackamas County Major Crimes Team are investigating a homicide that occurred in Oak Grove, OR.
At 7:50 pm on November 11, 2017, Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a 911 call reporting a disturbance on McLoughlin Blvd near SE Concord Rd in Oak Grove, OR. Dispatch advised there were additional calls that reported the disturbance had escalated to a shooting.
When deputies arrived they found a male deceased on the ground near that location and the suspect had fled the scene. There were several witnesses to the incident.
Due to this incident and the ongoing criminal investigation, McLoughlin Blvd in both directions will be closed at SE Concord Rd. Southbound traffic is closed at SE Risley Ave. Hwy 99E is expected to be closed for several hours.
Media staging area is at the Walmart located at 15600 SE McLoughlin Blvd.
Along with deputies, Officers from Portland Police Bureau, Gladstone Police, and Oregon City Police Departments also responded to the scene.
Clackamas County Sheriff's Detectives were called to the scene along with the Clackamas County Major Crimes Team, Clackamas County Medical Examiner and Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Crime Scene Investigators. Investigators will be processing the scene and detectives are currently interviewing several witnesses.
The victim in yesterdays homicide has been identified as Terry Richard McKee, age 39 from Gresham, OR. (Photo attached)
The suspect, who is in custody, has been identified as Miguel Angel Avila Espinal, age 17 from Milwaukie, OR.
ADDITIONAL TIPS SOUGHT
The Sheriff's Office is seeking additional information in this case. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Sheriff's Office Tip Line -- by phone at 503-723-4949 or by using the online email form at https://web3.clackamas.us/contact/tip.jsp . Please reference CCSO Case # 17-29829