Martre Tirik Oliver, 26, was arrested in Renton, Washington on Tuesday. He’s accused of shooting and killing his twin brother, Martese Oliver, on Sunday.

PORTLAND, Ore. — The U.S. Marshals arrested a man accused of shooting and killing his twin brother in Northeast Portland on Sunday.

Martre Tirik Oliver, 26, was arrested in Renton, Washington on Sept. 27. He’s charged with second-degree murder and unlawful se of a weapon.

Portland police responded at 3:24 a.m. Sunday to a report of a shooting outside the hotel on Northeast Sandy Boulevard, near Northeast 82nd Street and Northeast Failing Street. When officers arrived, they located a man who was hurt. Paramedics declared the man dead at the scene.

Police later identified the man as Martese Oliver, 26, who lived in Washington. Martese Oliver’s manner and cause of death was homicide by gunshot wound, according to the medical examiner’s office.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Travis Law at Travis.Law@police.portlandoregon.gov and 503-823-0395, or Detective Calvin Goldring at Calvin.Goldring@police.portlandoregon.gov and 503-823-0256.

Portland has been facing an ongoing uptick in shootings and gun violence. Between January and July of 2022, the Portland Police Bureau responded to 788 shootings. There were 721 shootings during the same time frame in 2021, 373 in 2020 and 233 in 2019.

Portland also saw a record-breaking 90 homicides in 2021. Of that number, 68 people died in shootings. There have been more than 61 homicides in the city so far this year, the vast majority of them the result of gun violence.

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