Reward Offered In North Portland Homicide

Photo: Portland Police Bureau

The Portland Police Bureau, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve the June 2021 homicide of Alexander Martinson.

On Saturday, June 19, 2021, at approximately 9:54 p.m., Portland Police Bureau officers were dispatched to a report of someone shot at North Columbia Way and North Midway Avenue. When officers arrived at the scene, they located a victim, 19-year-old Alexander Douglas Martinson, who was critically wounded. Mr. Martinson was transported by ambulance to a Portland area hospital, where he later died as a result of his injuries.

The Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy on Mr. Martinson, determining that he died as a result of a gunshot wound and ruled his death a homicide.

A photograph of Mr. Martinson was provided by his family to aid in this investigation.

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.

Anyone wishing to submit a secure and anonymous tip regarding any unsolved felony crime should visit or visit the App Store and download P3 Tips for your smart phone or tablet.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon is funded 100% by community donations. To support Crime Stoppers with a donation, or to view other unsolved cases, please visit

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