Stabbing Investigation Sunday Afternoon in Portland's Eliot Neighborhood - One Person Injured

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November 18, 2018 16:25

  

On Sunday, November 18, 2018, at 2:07 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to Northeast 2nd Avenue and Northeast Schuyler Street on the report that of a person suffering a stab wound was at a nearby business.

Officers and emergency medical personnel arrived and located an adult male victim suffering from what was believed to be a serious but non-life-threatening stab wound. Community members were providing the victim emergency first aid. Emergency medical responders provided the injured man medical aid and transported him to a Portland area hospital for treatment of his injuries.

Responding officers performed a neighborhood search with the assistance of a police canine team, but the suspect at this time the suspect has not been. The suspect was described as a white or Hispanic male, 20 to 30-years-old, 6'00 to 6'6" tall, wearing all black and armed with a knife.

Based on information learned in the initial investigation, officers believe the victim was volunteering at a program housed in the The Well Community Church, located at 1734 Northeast 1st Avenue, when he was stabbed by the suspect. After the victim was stabbed he contacted people at a business near Northeast 2nd Avenue and Northeast Schuyler Street and requested help.

Criminalists with the Portland Police Bureau Forensic Evidence Division responded to the scene and the hospital to assist with this assault investigation. Members of the Portland Police Bureau Detective Division's Assault Detail will continue the investigation.

Anyone with information about this investigation should contact Assault Detail detectives at 503-823-0479.

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