Suspect in Portland murder arrested in Klamath Falls

Suspect in Portland murder arrested in Klamath Falls
Murder suspect Shannon Anthony Lyons Jr. is seen on the left in a booking photo and the victim, Vinesh Ram Prasad, is seen on the right in a DMV photo.

PORTLAND, Ore. - A young man was arrested in Klamath Falls this week in connection with a 2011 deadly shooting in Portland.

In August of 2011, Vinesh Ram Prasad, 19, was gunned down at Northeast 119th and Sandy Boulevard. He died of a gunshot wound to his chest.

On Monday, officers in Klamath Falls arrested Shannon Anthony Lyons Jr., 18, in connection with the murder. Officers there were acting on a murder warrant out of Multnomah County.

Investigators would still like to hear from anyone who has information about the homicide. You can call Detective Mark Sponhauer at (503) 823-0416 or Detective Kristina Coffey at (503) 823-0696.