NE Portland deadly shooting victim ID'd

NE Portland deadly shooting victim ID'd

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by Shelly Swanke

kgw.com

Posted on July 19, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Updated Friday, Jul 20 at 7:09 PM

PORTLAND -- A 49-year-old man was shot to death in Northeast Portland Thursday night.

Police were dispatched about 6:45 p.m. to the report of a shooting in the 5800 block of Northeast 6th Avenue and found a man with gunshot wounds. Police said 49-year-old Bernard Linton Yarborough was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

The suspects, two African American men in their mid to late 20s, reportedly drove away in a black Acura sedan.

Detectives said Yarborough was not likely a gang member, but the suspects may be.

Anyone with information was asked to call detectives at (503) 823-4000.

 

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