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Case #91-53112

On June 20, 1991, an individual walking in the area of NE 6th Avenue and Roselawn Street heard gunshots at approximately 12:40 am. Minutes later, Arthur Moore, a 37 year-old African-American male, was found deceased on the sidewalk at the intersection of NE 6th and Emerson. An autopsy revealed that Mr. Moore had died as the result of a gunshot wound.

Arthur Moore was a reported drug user and may have dealt drugs to support his habit.

A witness reported seeing a white man driving an older model, white 4-door Volvo eastbound soon after the gunshots were heard.

The Cold Case Unit would like anyone with information regarding this case to contact them. Witnesses may contact Cold Case Homicide Unit investigators directly at (503) 823-0400. To remain anonymous, witnesses may provide information through Crime Stoppers of Oregon.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in this case, or any unsolved felony, and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Information learned from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or YouTube should be shared with investigators as these tips may lead to the identification of a suspect or suspects. Links can be shared directly with investigators or anonymously through Crime Stoppers.

Leave a Crime Stoppers tip online at text CRIMES (274637) and in the subject line put 823HELP, followed by the tip, or call (503) 823-HELP (4357) and leave the tip information. Tips can be left in English or Spanish.

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