On June 7, 1998, Portland Fire Bureau responded at approximately 2:20 am to a single vehicle accident in the tunnel area of the on-ramp to I-405 off of NW 16th Avenue and Everett Street. They found the victim, 33-year-old white male Jeffrey Steven Lange, shot to death inside his car with his car having numerous bullet holes.
Jeffrey Lange was a passionate golfer with no criminal history. He was described by his friends as an all around great guy and was well-liked by everyone who knew him.
Witnesses reported seeing two men running east from the area where the shots had been heard.
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.
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This case was featured on KPTV: http://www.kptv.com/story/22550774/cold-case-portland-man-to-death-shot-while-driving-home