December 02, 2022 13:59
Two 15-year-old suspects were arrested after a robbery and stabbing in the Hazelwood Neighborhood.
On Thursday, December 1, 2022 at 9:08p.m., East Precinct officers responded to a report of a stabbing call in the 12100 block of East Burnside Street. When they arrived, they found a victim with a serious stabbing injury. Officers provided trauma first aid until paramedics arrived and took over patient care. The victim, an adult male, was transported to the hospital for treatment. His injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening.
The officers located another crime victim nearby. The adult female was uninjured, but reported that she had been robbed of her purse by two suspects. The officers learned that the man who had been stabbed witnessed the strong-arm robbery and began following the two suspects demanding that they return the purse. The suspects assaulted the man and he was punched and stabbed. The victim also saw one of the suspects with a gun.
A suspect has been arrested in a murder case from November 13, 2022 in the Hazelwood Neighborhood, and the victim is being identified.