Vancouver PD, Crime Stoppers seek help in solving August homicide

VANCOUVER Wash. (KPTV) – The Vancouver Police Department and Oregon Crime Stoppers are asking for the public’s help in solving the August murder of Tyler Harris.

Harris, 19, was found dead of a gunshot wound Aug. 29 in the 3500 block of NE 50th Court in Vancouver. According to officers, a resident of the compound Harris lived in heard a strange noise, quickly calling authorities after seeing Harris lying in the doorway of his home.

Tyler Harris, 19, who was found dead of a gunshot wound on August 29 at the door of his residence.(Oregon Crime Stoppers)

Surveillance video later revealed that two women and a man were knocking on Harris’ door just before the fatal gunshot. The three suspects then fled.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon released descriptions of the suspects in the hope that an anonymous witness or informant could provide information.

One woman is described as wearing dark colored leggings with a red and white “Fila” on the side.

The other women wore dark-colored leggings that hit just below the knee, a dark-colored hoodie with a white front print that looked like “Washington State” with a “cougar” logo underneath, and black shoes on a white background.

The man wore distinctive Nike shoes which were white and black on the front but orange and yellow on the back.

Suspects in the death of Tyler Harris.
Suspects in the death of Tyler Harris.(Oregon Crime Stoppers)

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Mark M. Gagnon