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Case #95-98163

On September 25, 1995, at approximately 9:35 pm, several individuals heard gunshots near the intersection of N. Albina and Killingsworth Street. A truck was seen fleeing the area heading south on N. Albina Avenue. Police responded to find Phillip Greene, a 33-year-old African-American man, shot to death.

At the time of his death, Phillip Greene had been living with an acquaintance. He was not involved with any gang or drug activity but was reported to have an explosive temper.

The vehicle has been described by witnesses as a small pickup truck with a white or gray canopy over the bed.

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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