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Man shot to death in Lents neighborhood

Portland detectives are investigating the shooting death of a 41-year-old man who died Tuesday evening outside a Lents neighborhood home.

The victim was identified as Marc Anthony Leverett. The Oregon State medical examiner determined that Leverett died of multiple gunshot wounds.

Police said the man was discovered outside a home in the 7200 block of Southeast 84th Avenue at about 7:52 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10. He had been shot to death.

East Precinct officers were called Tuesday evening to the area near Southeast 84th Avenue and Knapp Street by neighbors who heard several gunshots. Residents told police they came out of the house after the gunshots and found the man’s body.

Detectives are asking for the public's help to solve the homicide. Anyone with information about the shooting should contact Det. Rico Beniga, 503-823-0457, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; or Det. Molly Daul,503-823-0991, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .