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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 #94-59633

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.

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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Call 503-823-HELP (4357)

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