PORTLAND, OR. (THECOUNT) — Alex Hensey, of Vancouver, Washington, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Monday shooting in Portland, Oregon.

Hensey, 20, was fatally shot in a Madison South Portland neighborhood on Monday morning.


According to reports, police responded to a call of shots fired on Northeast Rocky Butte Road near the Joseph Wood Hill Park in Portland around 4:30 a.m. Monday. When they arrived, Hensey was discovered deceased of apparent gunshot injuries.

An autopsy determined that Hensey died from gunshots wounds. His death was ruled a homicide.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Detective Michael Jones at Michael.Jones@portlandoregon.gov or Detective Ryan Foote at 503-823-823-0781 or Ryan.Foote@portlandoregon.gov.


Geo quick facts: Portland, Oregon’s largest city, sits on the Columbia and Willamette rivers, in the shadow of snow-capped Mount Hood. It’s known for its parks, bridges and bicycle paths, as well as for its eco-friendliness and its microbreweries and coffeehouses. Iconic Washington Park encompasses sites from the formal Japanese Garden to Oregon Zoo and its railway. The city hosts thriving art, theater and music scenes – wikipedia.