Downtown shooting victim identified by police, investigation continues

Published: Oct. 7, 2022 at 5:03 AM PDT
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PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) - A man found shot in downtown Portland early Friday morning has been identified as 39-year-old Jonathan Dunbar, according to the Portland Police Bureau.

Just after 2 a.m., police responded to reports of a shooting near the intersection of Southwest Fourth Avenue and Southwest Washington Street, where they found Dunbar dead.

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The Oregon State Women’s Basketball team said Dunbar is the brother of player Bendu Yeaney from Portland. It said it is mourning her loss.

Yeaney also tweeted about the death and said a GoFundMe account has been setup.

Southwest Washington was closed between Southwest Second and Southwest Fourth for several hours while police investigated the scene.

The medical examiner ruled Dunbar’s death a homicide by gunshot. No arrests have been made and no suspect information has been released by police at this time.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Detective Sean Macomber at or Detective Jason Koenig at and reference case number 22-269190.