UPDATE: Portland Police Investigating a Stabbing on the Lower East Side - Suspect in Custody

February 02, 2013 09:10

  

Portland Police officers arrested 29-year-old Jeremy Elliot Moore last night in connection with the stabbing at the Burnside Skatepark.

The victim was skating in the skatepark when the suspect and he got in to a verbal altercation. The suspect produced a knife and stabbed the victim in one of his legs, causing non-life-threatening injuries.

Moore was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on one count of Assault in the First Degree and will be arraigned on Monday.

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This evening, Friday February 1, 2013, at 10:27 p.m., Portland Police officers assigned to Central Precinct responded to the report of a stabbing at the Burnside Skatepark, located at 2 Southeast 2nd Avenue, under the Burnside Bridge.

Officers arrived in the area and located the male adult victim in the street, suffering from a non-life-threatening stab wound. The victim was transported to a Portland hospital for treatment.

Suspect information was given to area officers and the male adult suspect was located and arrested without incident on the Eastbank Esplanade near the Steel Bridge.

Criminalists from the Forensic Evidence Division and detectives from the Assault Detail are responding to conduct an investigation.

The names of the victim and suspect as well as the charges will be released sometime on Saturday.

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