Erick Carnegie Homicide Remains Unsolved - Crime Stoppers Featured Case #15-19

Crime Stoppers of Oregon - 05/12/18 

The Gresham Police Department, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve a homicide.

On Monday May 11, 2015, at 11:21 p.m., a witness called 9-1-1 to report a shooting that occurred at a residence located at 1815 Northwest 7th Place in Gresham. Officers and medical personnel arrived and located 25-year-old Erick Austin Carnegie deceased after an apparent shooting.

A witness reported to police that while Mr. Carnegie was walking up to the front door of the residence, two suspects approached him from behind and forced him inside the residence, where there was a medical marijuana growing operation.

During the incident inside Mr. Carnegie was shot and killed. After the shooting, both suspects immediately ran to a vehicle, which was parked a short distance away from the residence.

Detectives believe the suspects may have been in the neighborhood for some time prior to the shooting.

The suspects are described as:

- A black male in his mid-20s, light-skinned, 6'0" tall, skinny build, wearing a dark-colored hoody, bandana covering his face, and black shoes. This suspect was armed with a handgun.

- A black male, unknown age, dark-skinned, 5'8" tall, 160 to 170 pounds, goatee, 2" Afro, wearing a burgundy sweatshirt. This suspect was armed with a Taser.

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