Suspect Arrested After Hatchet Attack In Hosford-Abernethy Nieghborhood (Photo)

May 13, 2019 07:30


On Sunday, May 12th, at 11:06 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the Hosford-Abernethy neighborhood on a disturbance call involving a hatchet. Neighbors had called 911 to report a suspect attacking a pedestrian with the weapon. Officers arrived on scene and located the victim. The victim was suffering from minor injuries not needing medical attention.

The suspect, 25-year-old Evan T. Hunt, was found about a block away with the help of neighbors. After detectives were consulted, Mr. Hunt was arrested without incident and lodged into the Multnomah County Detention Center on one count each: Attempt Assault in the Second Degree, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Menacing, and Disorderly Conduct in the Second Degree. Mr. Hunt also had a warrant for his arrest relating to an Attempt Assault in the Second Degree charge.


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