Portland Police Investigating a Stabbing in Northeast Portland's Argay Neighborhood

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March 08, 2013 04:45


This morning, Friday March 8, 2013, at 1:05 a.m., Portland Police responded to the report of a stabbing in the parking lot of the Venture Inn, located at 13900 Northeast Sandy Boulevard.

Officers arrived and located an adult male victim suffering from multiple stab wounds lying in the parking lot. Medical personnel responded and transported him to a Portland hospital where he is in critical condition.

Officers learned that the man was involved in a fight with another man in the parking lot, prompting the 9-1-1 call.

Officers learned that a possible suspect is a dark-skinned African American male with long, braided hair.

Officers checked the neighborhood but did not locate anyone matching the suspect's description.

Anyone with information about this stabbing is asked to contact Assault Detectives at (503) 823-0400.



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Portland, Oregon 97204