Erika Evans Wiki -Erika Evans Biography
Police are still investigating the mysterious death of Erika Evans, a 26-year-old musician from Texas who traveled to Portland, Oregon for an “experience.” She was shot to death on a basketball court in a small park on September 23. According to a police statement, she was discovered when officers from the central police station in Northwest Portland responded to a report of a shooting near Wallace Park. Cops found Evans and brought paramedics to the scene, but it was too late. She was declared dead on the spot. Police have yet to determine if it was a random shooting or if she was the target.
Erika Evans Age
Erika Evans was 21 years old.
Erika Evans Cause of Death
The community was left in shock after the tragic shooting that occurred in their usually peaceful area. “It’s been a very safe park for many years,” said Jim Brayton, who has lived near Wallace Park for 25 years, according to KOIN. “It seems that the violence that is happening in Portland is closing in on us.”
The death of the singer, poet and painter has left her loved ones devastated while investigators are still trying to determine what happened. So far there have been no arrests for this reason.”Losing my daughter is the deepest tragedy of my entire life,” Evans’ father Paul said, according to KXAN.
“She loved creating something beautiful out of nothing. And she loved expressing herself in different ways.” Evans was in Portland as part of an “adventure.” He attended the University of Texas at Austin and spent about two years as a member of the band The Halfways.
“Losing my daughter is the deepest tragedy of my entire life,” Evans’ father Paul said, according to KXAN. “She loved creating something beautiful out of nothing. And she loved expressing herself in different ways.” Evans was in Portland as part of an “adventure.”
He attended the University of Texas at Austin and spent about two years as a member of the band The Halfways. Nicole Renee, who lives in Texas, wrote a touching Facebook post about how she and her husband still have a poem Evans wrote for them hanging next to her bed. “In July, my husband and I were walking through Congress and ran into this sweet young lady, who I thought was trying to earn extra money for college,” she wrote.
He offered to write a quick poem on an old typewriter. We thought that was a nice idea. He asked about three questions about us before saying h just needed a moment. We stepped aside and waited, joking a bit that he was going to be a roses are red type poem,” the post read, adding, “When she finished, she beckoned us over and handed us this torn piece of vintage paper.
We read her poem and my eyes filled with tears. This girl was lyrical , she was delicate but strong with her vocabulary. The poem was actually quite accurate.” KXAN reported that on Saturday, October 1, from 4 to 9 p.m. m., Evans’ family and friends will attend a candlelight vigil in his honor outside Guero’s Taco Bar on Congress Avenue in Austin.
Anyone with information about this event is asked to contact Detective Brian Sims at 503-823-2079, Brian.Sims@police.portlandoregon.gov, or Detective Meghan Burkeen at 503-823-2092, Meghan.Burkeen@police. portlandoregon.gov, under file number 22-257119.