Crime Stoppers Featured Case #18-35 – Gresham Shooting

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

On September 9, 2018, at approximately 2:00 p.m., Gresham Police officers responded to the report of a shooting at the Berry Ridge Apartments, located at 2711 West Powell Boulevard. Officers arrived and found the victim, 27-year-old James Spisla, suffering a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

An investigation revealed that Spisla had been in an altercation in the parking lot moments prior but returned to his apartment. While standing on the patio, an unknown suspect approached and shot Spisla. The suspect then fled in a white Nissan Titan 4-door with dark tinted windows, black wheels, and an unknown Washington license plate.

The suspect is described as a Black or Pacific Islander adult male with a medium complexion. He is 5-feet-8-inches to 6-feet tall, 200-225 pounds and has broad shoulders.

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