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Police Cold Case# 95-63620
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Case# 95-63620

On June 27, 1995, at about 10:40 p.m., Officers responded to the 1200 Block of NE Failing Street, to reports of a shooting. Officers learned that the victim, Patrick Curry, a 16-year-old, African-American male, was transported to a local hospital. Mr. Curry later died the hospital from an apparent gunshot wound.

Witnesses reported seeing an African-American male standing through the sunroof of a vehicle moments before the shooting occurred. The vehicle was described as similar to a late 1980’s Chevrolet Monte Carlo that was light in color. The vehicle was last seen headed eastbound on NE Failing Street.  

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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