Kceon Colbert charged with murdering Shai’India Harris

September 2, 2020

PORTLAND, Ore. – Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced the filing of an indictment against 19-year-old Kceon Colbert for allegedly causing the death of Shai’India Harris.

Colbert is charged with one count of murder in the second degree with a firearm constituting domestic violence and one count of unlawful use of a weapon with a firearm constituting domestic violence.

This investigation started on July 10, 2020 at approximately 12:45 p.m. when Portland Police responded to a shooting in the area of Southeast 84th Avenue and Southeast Flavel Street.

On July 14, 2020, the state obtained a court-authorized warrant for Colbert’s arrest. The affidavit remains sealed.

The United States Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force located and arrested Colbert on August 26, 2020 in Clark County, Washington.

Colbert appeared in Multnomah County Circuit Court on September 2, 2020.

“I remain very concerned about the increase in gun violence occurring in our community. In July, the City of Portland saw 15 homicides. That violence spilled over into August when we saw seven more homicides. The increase in gun violence continues to put our neighbors at risk. I am thankful and appreciative of the patrol officers and detectives of the Portland Police Bureau who are investigating these violent crimes,” said District Attorney Mike Schmidt.

No additional information can be released by the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office.

A charging document is only an accusation of a crime. Colbert is innocent unless and until proven guilty.



Media Contact:

Brent Weisberg, Communications Director

Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office

Email: Brent.Weisberg@nullmcda.us