A feud in excess of a social media trade led a guy to fatally shoot his 19-yr-old pal last thirty day period in North Portland’s St. Johns neighborhood, court documents allege.
Alexander Martinson was critically wounded and later on died in the June 19 capturing at North Columbia Way and North Halfway Avenue.
Jaizion Nathaniel Propps, 20, of Portland allegedly fired the bullet that struck Martinson, in accordance to a possible result in affidavit that specifics the investigation. He has been billed with 2nd-degree murder.
Propps informed police he was mates with Martinson, according to the affidavit. He labored as an apprentice at the Northwest Faculty of Design and has no prior legal file. He was booked into Multnomah County’s downtown Portland jail on July 2.
Jairo Acevedo Hernandez, 20, of Portland also faces various rates such as second-degree murder for allegedly driving the automobile even though Propps shot at Martinson from the passenger seat, the court docket documents say.
Through an job interview with police, Hernandez informed investigators that the strategy had been to beat up Martinson earlier that day at a park over a social media dispute involving Martinson, Propps and their respective girlfriends.
In accordance to the courtroom files, law enforcement claimed Hernandez was driving a blue Subaru Impreza when Propps fired out the window at Martinson, who was in a different car they ended up chasing at Columbia and Halfway.
Propps was sitting on the window body, leaning out of the auto, when he fired 3 “warning pictures,” investigators said in the affidavit. Propps then fired a fourth shot at the motor vehicle, the place Martinson was sitting in the backseat, and informed Hernandez to “skirt off” — so he drove absent to Propps’ condominium, investigators explained.
Later on, according to Hernandez and other witnesses interviewed by law enforcement, Propps claimed he did not suggest to destroy Martinson.
A day or two afterwards, Propps achieved with individuals who witnessed the capturing to “make guaranteed that they deleted all the things on their telephones and social media linked to the taking pictures,” according to the affidavit.
Propps also faces a charge of unlawful use of a weapon in the taking pictures.
Hernandez has been billed with 2nd-diploma murder with a firearm, three counts of reckless driving, recklessly endangering an additional human being and tampering with proof.
–Savannah Eadens [email protected] 503-221-6651 @savannaheadens