Crime Stoppers Featured Case #15-19 Erick Carnegie Homicide

Erick Austin Carnegie

Crime Stoppers Featured Case #15-19
May 19, 2015
Gresham Police Department Case #15-26053

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

On 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 NW 7th Place in Gresham. Officers and medical personnel arrived and located 25-year-old Erick Austin Carnegie deceased after an apparent shooting. There is a known medical marijuana growing operation at this residence.

A witness reported to police that while he was walking up to the front door of the residence, two suspects approached him from behind and forced him inside the residence.

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:

An African American 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.

An African American 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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