UPDATE: Suspect Arrested During Thursday Night Stabbing Investigation in Old Town/Chinatown Identified (Photo)

September 21, 2018 09:10


The suspect arrested during a stabbing investigation on Thursday evening in Old Town/ Chinatown that seriously injured on man has been identified as 37-year-old Mark A. Lockhart Jr. Lockhart was lodged at the Multnomah County Jail on a Parole Violation.

This investigation is on-going and additional charges are possible.

Anyone with information should contact Detective Arron Cole at Detective Aaron Cole at 503-823-0871 or Aaron.Cole@portlandoregon.gov



On Thursday, September 20, 2018, 8:41 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of a stabbing in the 200 block of Northwest Couch Street.

Officers arrived and located an adult male victim with what appeared to be a stab wound. Officers provided the victim emergency medical first aid until emergency medical personnel arrived. Emergency medical responders provided the victim medical aid and transported him to a Portland hospital by ambulance for treatment of what was believed to be a serious but non-life-threatening injury.

As officers responded to the scene they also located the stabbing suspect near Northwest 3rd Avenue and Northwest Couch Street. The suspect was taken into custody without incident. Officers located and seized a knife believed to have been used in this stabbing. The knife was in the suspect's possession when it was seized by officers.

Based on preliminary information there was not believed to have been a danger to the community in connection with this stabbing. Officers believe the victim and suspect were known to one another.

This investigation is in its early stages and there is no additional information to provide this evening.

The identity of the suspect will be provided after which time he is lodged at the Multnomah County Jail.

Members with the Portland Police Bureau Detective Division's Assault Detail have responded to lead the investigation. Criminalists with the Forensic Evidence Division have also responded to assist with the investigation.

Anyone with information about this investigation should contact Detective Christopher Traynor at 503-823-0889, Christopher.Traynor@portlandoregon.gov or Detective Aaron Cole at 503-823-0871 or Aaron.Cole@portlandoregon.gov



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