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Person shot to death in Northeast Portland office building

KOIN 6 NEWS - Portland homicide detectives at the Liberty Centre, 650 NE Holladay.Police are investigating a homicide in a Northeast Portland office building.

The name of the victim was not immediately released.

“It does seem as if it would be somebody associated with the building,” police spokesman Sgt. Pete Simpson told KOIN 6 New. Simpson would not say how that person was associated, with the building or in which office the person was found.

According to police, the investigation began at 7:41 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, when , North Precinct officers responded to the report that a person was found deceased in the Liberty Center, an office building, located at 650 Northeast Holladay Street.

Officers arrived and were directed to an office inside the building, where they confirmed the person was deceased of an apparent gunshot wound.

Based on officers observations of suspicious circumstances at the scene, homicide detectives, criminalists from the Forensic Evidence Division, and representatives from the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office and the Medical Examiner's Officer responded to conduct a homicide investigation.

The deceased's identity and cause and manner of death will be released after the Medical Examiner conducts an autopsy.

KOIN 6 News is a news partner of the Portland Tribune and contributed to this story.