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26-year-old Portland Man Dies Of Gunshot Wound

July 28, 2005 00:00

  

26-YEAR-OLD PORTLAND MAN DIES OF GUNSHOT WOUND

On Wednesday, July 27, 2005, at 9:52 p.m., Northeast Precinct officers discovered the body of 26-year-old Eyo Nyong outside the doorway of J. D. Sports Bar in the 3500 block of North Vancouver Avenue shortly after hearing shots fired in the area. Immediately after discovering the body, homicide detectives were called to the scene to initiate an investigation.

An autopsy has determined that Nyong died of a gunshot wound to the head. Based on information from witnesses, detectives believe that Nyong while shot at least once while he was talking with two suspects outside of the bar. The suspects fled the area on foot immediately after the shooting.

Homicide detectives are still contacting witnesses and have no suspect information to release at this time. Anyone with information in this investigation is asked to call Detective Bryan Steed at (503) 823-0395 or Detective Brian Grose at (503) 823-0757.

This investigation is continuing.

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