Stabbing Investigation in Northeast Portland's Cully Neighborhood - Suspect in Custody

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January 22, 2014 22:40

  

This evening, Wednesday January 22, 2014, at 9:49 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to a residence in the 4500 block of Northeast Killingsworth Street on the report of a stabbing.

As officers were en route, the received additional information that the suspect fled the area on a bicycle. Some officers arrived at the victim's residence as others searched the neighborhood for the suspect. The suspect was located a few blocks away and taken into custody.

The victim has been transported to a Portland hospital with serious injuries.

Preliminary information indicates that both the victim and suspect, adult males, were inside the victim's residence when the stabbing occurred and that they know one another in some capacity.

No additional details will be available this evening and there is no risk to the community.

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