12-Year-Old Boy Stabbed in Gateway District

January 25, 2015 15:30

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On Sunday January 25, 2015, at 2:13 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a stabbing in the parking lot of the Gateway Fred Meyer store, located at 1111 Northeast 102nd Avenue.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located a 12-year-old boy suffering from a serious slashing wound on his chest. The boy has been transported to a Portland hospital for treatment and is expected to survive.

The boy told police that the suspect was chasing he and his friend when the suspect cut him with a knife. The suspect is described as an "older" white male.

Officers are checking the area for evidence and have not located the boy's friend at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident should call the Police Non-Emergency Line at (503) 823-3333.

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