Keanu Michael Lorton Obituary, Homicide – So sorry to hear about the tragic incident that occurred in the Portsmouth neighborhood of Portland. On Wednesday, July 5, 2023, at 2:38 a.m., the Portland Police received a report of a shooting in the 8400 block of North Exeter Avenue. Upon their arrival, they discovered the lifeless body of a young man who has now been identified as Keanu Michael Lorton, known by the nickname Nunu. The authorities have confirmed that the cause of death was a gunshot wound, and they have classified it as a homicide.
The police are actively investigating the case, and at this point, no suspects have been apprehended, and there have been no arrests made. The Portland Police Homicide detectives have been assigned to the case and are working diligently to gather information and evidence related to the incident. They are urging anyone who may have any knowledge or witnessed anything concerning the incident to come forward and contact Detective Tony Harris or Detective Shaye Samora, referencing case number 23-176254. The detectives can be reached at Tony.Harris@police.portlandoregon.gov and Shaye.Samora@police.portlandoregon.gov, respectively.
As the investigation progresses, the section of North Exeter Avenue between North Willis Boulevard and North Houghton Street will remain closed. This closure is necessary to ensure the thoroughness and integrity of the investigation. The police will release more information about the case as it becomes appropriate and relevant.
The authorities have informed Keanu Michael Lorton’s family about his tragic death, and they have expressed their willingness to speak about their son to interested media outlets. For further information or to arrange an interview, interested parties are encouraged to contact the Portland Police Bureau Public Information Officer (PIO) via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The PIO will be able to provide the necessary details and facilitate communication between the media and Nunu’s grieving family.
In the meantime, the community is urged to remain vigilant and cooperative with the ongoing investigation. Incidents like these can deeply impact the neighborhood and its residents, causing fear and uncertainty. It is important for community members to support each other during this difficult time and to come together to ensure the safety and well-being of everyone in the Portsmouth neighborhood.
The loss of a young life is always a tragedy, and the authorities are committed to bringing the responsible individuals to justice. The cooperation of the public in providing any relevant information is crucial in solving this case and providing closure to the grieving family and the community at large.