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The City of Portland, Oregon

Police Bureau

Sworn to protect. Dedicated to serve.

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 #04-8469

At approximately 7:37 p.m. on January 31, 2004, an unidentified African-American man shot and killed Winston Moton on the sidewalk of Northwest Couch Street in between 5th and 6th Avenues. Mr. Moton, a 29-year-old man, had been talking with several other men when one of the men pulled out a handgun, shooting and killing Mr. Moton.

The suspect is described as an African American male, 25 to 40 years of age, medium to stocky build with a short afro wearing a dark coat.

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.

Online at

Call 503-823-HELP (4357)

Visit to download the TipSubmit app for the iPhone or Droid.