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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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Case #97-54277

View KPTV's story on this Cold Case.

At approximately 3:30 am on May 28, 1997, Wendy Kay Lim, a 34-year-old white female, was riding in the front passenger seat of an associate’s car near the intersection of N. Webster and N. Albina St. A white car with two African-American male occupants approached their vehicle where Ms. Lim and her friend had stopped on the street to talk to a friend named “Bobby.” The passenger of the white car shot into the car multiple times, fatally wounding Wendy Lim and wounding her associate. Ms. Lim was transported to a hospital and pronounced dead a short time later.

Ms. Lim was reported to be a known drug user and possible prostitute. Witnesses state that 15 minutes prior to the shooting, Ms. Lim had an argument regarding payment for drugs.

Investigators are interested in speaking with Bobby as a witness to this homicide.

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 of Oregon offers cash rewards for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Information about unsolved homicides can lead to a reward of up to $2,500 cash. All other unsolved felony crimes are eligible for cash rewards of up to $1,000.

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

Submit an anonymous tip:

Text CRIMES (274637) - Type 823HELP, followed by the tip.

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