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Story by Oregon Herald Staff
Published on Friday August 27, 2021 - 1:22 AM
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PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Police Bureau, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve the homicide of 19-year-old Sammie West.

On Tuesday August 22, 2020, at approximately 12:34 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the 13900 block of Southeast Main Street on reports of a shooting. When officers arrived on scene, they found evidence of gunfire and a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. Medical personnel responded to the scene and attempted lifesaving efforts but were not successful and he died at the scene.

The Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy and determined that the victim, 19-year-old Sammie Lee West III, suffered a fatal gunshot wound and determined his death to be a homicide.

At this point in the investigation, there is no suspect information.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards of up to $2,500 cash for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime and tipsters can remain anonymous.