Portland police think fatal shooting gang-related
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Police suspect the shooting death of a 19-year-old man Wednesday night in northeast Portland is gang-related.
Detectives are trying to contact anyone who knows about the activities of Vinesh Ram Prasad in the two days before officers found his body in a street. He was shot in the chest.
The police gang enforcement team is helping with the investigation.
This is Portland's 16th homicide this year and the sixth suspected gang-related homicide.