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Phone: 503-823-0000

Fax: 503-823-0342

Non-Emergency: 503-823-3333

1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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On June 29, 1994, at about 7 a.m., Douglas Broadnax was found lying on the ground deceased near the 4100 block of N Albina Avenue. He had been shot to death.

Mr. Broadnax, a 36-year-old African-American man, was known to often try to sell various items in the neighborhood and had a record for theft and use of drugs.

Witnesses reported hearing gunshots in the area from approximately 1:30 am to 2:00 am the same morning. A nearby resident reported seeing Mr. Broadnax on the curb at approximately 2:30, but did not realize that he was deceased.

If you or anyone you know has any information regarding the murder of Douglas Broadnax, you are encouraged to contact CrimeStoppers at 503-823-HELP.