Reward Offered For Tips In 2015 Murder

The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve the homicide of a 26-year-old man in North Portland's Eliot Neighborhood. 

On November 11, 2015, at 3:16 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of a shooting at North Vancouver Avenue and Fargo Street. 

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the victim, 26-year-old Laray William Seamster, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. 

Seamster was transported to a Portland hospital for treatment but died shortly after arrival. 

Witnesses have told police that two younger black males were involved in the shooting and ran out of the area, possibly leaving in a silver vehicle. 

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. 

Information learned from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or YouTube should be shared as these tips may lead to the identification of a suspect or suspects. Links can be shared anonymously through Crime Stoppers. 

Submit an anonymous tip: Visit the App Store and download P3 Tips to submit secure and anonymous tips. 

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Call 503-823-HELP (4357) 

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