Stabbing Investigation Underway in Portland's Old Town/Chinatown -- One Person Injured

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November 17, 2018 18:55


On Saturday, November 17, 2018, at 5:27 p.m., Central Precinct and Transit Division officers responded to the report of a stabbing near Northwest 6th Avenue and Northwest Irving Street.

Officers and emergency medical personnel arrived and located an adult male with an injury officers believed to be a stab wound. The victim was provided emergency medical aid and transported to an area hospital by ambulance for treatment of what was believed to be a serious but non-life-threatening injury.

Officers searched the area, but at this time no suspects believed to be related to this investigation have been located.

Based on information learned at this time, officers believe the victim was involved in a disturbance near Northwest Hoyt St and Northwest Broadway during which time he was stabbed. After the victim was stabbed he ran north on Northwest Broadway to Northwest Irving Street then east on Northwest Irving Street to Northwest 6th Avenue.

At this time there is no suspect information to provide the public in relation to this investigation. Based on preliminary information, officers do not believe there is an immediate danger posed to the public in relation to this stabbing.

Criminalists with the Portland Police Bureau's Forensic Evidence Division have responded to assist with this investigation.

Anyone with information about this investigation should call the Portland Police Bureau non-emergency line at 503-823-3333.



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