Suspect arrested for killing man in Lents neighborhood

Brian Bruns, 53, died on Tuesday night

Michael Shipley, 38, was arrested for allegedly killing a man in the Lents neighborhood, May 18, 2017. (PPB)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A suspect has been arrested for allegedly killing a 53-year-old man after a fight in the Lents neighborhood Tuesday night, police said.

Michael Allen Shipley, 38, is accused of killing Brian Bruns at an apartment complex on the 4400 block of SE 99th Avenue.

Brian Bruns, 53, was killed Tuesday night in the Lents neighborhood, May 16, 2017. (PPB)

Neighbors reportedly found Bruns on a 2nd floor landing and tried to help him, but he was losing too much blood. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The medical examiner said he died of homicidal violence in the form of stab wounds.

Shipley was arrested Thursday on 2 outstanding warrants and a murder charge.

Anyone with information on the homicide should call Detective Mark Slater at 503.823.9319 or Detective Erik Kammerer at 503.823.0762.

Michael Shipley in file mugshots from 2006-2014. (MCSO)