Tamena Strickland Bio
Tamena Strickland, Suspect Killer and Shooter in Portland Shooting allegedly shot her brother, aunt, and grandmother. She has been identified as the woman who allegedly shot her family members in northeast Portland Friday afternoon, August 2nd, 2019. Strickland allegedly shot her brother, aunt, and grandmother. Strickland’s brother, Deonte Strickland, died.
Portland police have arrested Tamena Strickland on suspicion of murder and attempted murder. Strickland, 30, is suspected of shooting and killing her brother Deante Strickland and wounding her grandmother and aunt, both named Shirley Strickland https://t.co/qhZzV3dlA8 pic.twitter.com/ztXAFDQh4W
— The Oregonian (@Oregonian) August 3, 2019
Tamena Strickland Age
She is currently 30 years old as of 2019.
Tamena Strickland Family
A look at her pictures on Facebook reveals that she is a mother of two daughters.
Tamena Strickland Facebook
Tamena Strickland Education Background
Tamena Strickland is a graduate from Warner Pacific College, a Christian liberal arts university located in Southeast Portland, Oregon, United States. In a Facebook post dated April 28th, 2019, She wrote: “Just picked up my cap and gown for graduation, sooo exciting.
KXL can confirm the person shot and killed Friday afternoon on NE 42nd Ave is former PSU Basketball player Deante Strickland. His sister Tamena Strickland is the suspect. As of 6:30pm she is still not in custody. pic.twitter.com/CNvzWzT9Bq
— KXL News (@KXLNews) August 3, 2019
Tamena Strickland Brother (Deonte Strickland)
Strickland’s brother, Deonte Strickland, died in the shooting as he tried to save his nephew. Deante was a 22-year-old student at Portland State University who played football and basketball, according to local news reports.
On June 22nd, Tamena Strickland posted a photo of his brother captioned: “Brother Tae Tae & I ❤️? #BloodBrother ”
Tamena Strickland Arrested and Charges
Tamena was arrested and charged with murder and two counts of attempted murder, Portland Police announced at about 9 p.m.She was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center.
#BreakingNews – 30yo Tamena Strickland arrested for today’s triple shooting. She was booked on one count of murder & two counts of attempted murder. I’m told Tamena is Deante Strickland’s sister. pic.twitter.com/wWxlz6oUGq
— Mike Benner (@MikeBennerKGW) August 3, 2019
Police Investigation Reports
Police in Portland say 30-year-old Tamena Strickland was taken into custody late Friday following the shooting death of 22-year-old Deante Strickland.
The Oregonian/OregonLive reported that Deante Strickland’s uncle, Damian Strickland, said Tamena Strickland is Deante Strickland’s sister.
Portland police didn’t immediately respond to inquiries from The Associated Press.
Tamena Strickland is being held in the Multnomah County Detention Center without bail on suspicion of murder and two counts of attempted murder.
Authorities say the shooting occurred at a house and that two women were also injured by gunfire and sustained what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries.
It’s not clear from online records if Tamena Strickland has an attorney.
‘A special soul’: Community remembers PSU student-athlete killed in NE Portland shooting https://t.co/yr0vEEVITu
— KGW News (@KGWNews) August 3, 2019
A star athlete at Portland State University was shot and killed on Friday, allegedly by his own sister, according to police.
Portland native and standout basketball player Deante Strickland, 22, was fatally shot at a Northeast Portland home alongside two other women, who were left with non-life threatening injuries.
On Saturday morning, authorities arrested Tamena Strickland, 30, on charges of murder and two counts of attempted murder, with family confirming that Tamena was Deante’s sister, NBC News reports.
According to Tamena and Deante’s uncle, Damian Strickland, his niece shot Deante as well as her aunt and her grandmother. Both women are expected to survive, Damian told The Oregonian.
Tamena Strickland Victims are her family Members
According to J. Ramakrishnan, a reporter with Oregon Live, Tamena allegedly shot her brother, aunt, and grandmother. In a tweet by the reporter, “Family confirmed that the deceased is Deante Strickland and that his sister, Tamena Strickland, shot him. Deante’s uncle, Damian Strickland, said Deante’s aunt and grandmother, both named Shirley, were shot, one in the knee and one in the back, and are at the hospital.”
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