Police identify victim in Portland homicide

Published: Mar. 17, 2023 at 10:56 AM PDT
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PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) - Portland police identified a victim of a homicide that took place in East Portland early Monday morning.

Just after 3:30 a.m., officers responded to a welfare check for a person lying in the street near the intersection of Southeast 141st Avenue and Southeast Harrison Street. They arrived to find a man, later identified as 38-year-old Brian Vinge, dead.

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A medical examiner confirmed the cause of death to be homicide by a gunshot wound. Vinge’s family has been notified of his death.