Due to the life-threatening severity of the injuries, Homicide Unit detectives responded to investigate. On Monday evening, July 26, the victim died at the hospital.
The victim is identified as Patrick Pruitt, 50. His family has been notified of his death. The family provided the attached photograph of Patrick for public release, but they request privacy from the media.
The investigation is continuing. No suspect description is being released and no arrests have been made. If anyone has information about this case, please contact Detective William Winters at William.Winters@portlandoregon.gov ; 503-823-0466 or Detective Jason Koenig Jason.Koenig@portlandoregon.gov ; 503-823-0889.