Stabbing in Montavilla Neighborhood-Victim Sustains Non-Life Threatening Injuries

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February 08, 2019 21:25


On Friday, February 8th, 2019, at 8:16 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the 8800 block of East Burnside Street on the report of a subject who had been stabbed.

When officers arrived they located an injured adult male. The victim appeared to have been injured by a knife and was provided emergency medical aid by responding emergency medical personnel. The injured man was transported by ambulance to a Portland hospital for treatment of what is believed to be a non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect is described as a Black male with dark clothing. It is unknown which direction he left in.

Officers identified a crime scene and closed down Eastbound East Burnside Street from 86th Avenue to 87th Avenue in order to process evidence. During the investigation, officers learned a fight likely began on a bus and the involved subjects got off the bus at that location. Transit Police officers are assisting with the investigation.

This is an on-going investigation. If community members have information about this incident, they are encouraged to call non-emergency dispatch at (503) 823-3333. Officers would appreciate any tips related to the incident and a description of any suspect involved.

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