At around 8:45 PM on Sunday, November 28, 2021, Gresham Police responded to a call about an unresponsive male in Pat Pfeifer Park near NE 172nd Avenue and NE Glisan Street.
Officers arrived and found the victim, 24-year-old Jose Juan Santos-Elias of Portland, dead from a gunshot wound.
Several residents and people who were around the park were interviewed, however investigators believe Mr. Santos was there for a short time before he was found by the people who called 911.
Police are reaching out to the public again in hopes that someone who was in the park or someone who knows something will come forward and have the courage tell police what they know about what happened that night.
Police are asking that anyone who may have witnessed this incident to call our tip line at 503.618.2719 or toll-free at 1.888.989.3505.
Source: Gresham Police