May 08, 2022 12:15
On Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 5:15 p.m., officers from the Central Precinct responded to a stabbing call in the area of Southeast Grand Avenue on the overpass of I-84. Officers arrived on scene and located the male victim who was lying in a pool of blood, suffering from multiple cuts and stab wounds. Paramedics arrived and transported the victim to an area hospital. The victim is expected to make a full recovery.
A crime scene was located by officers and officers spoke with witnesses who stayed at the scene. The witnesses told officers the suspect struck the victim on the head with a hammer repeatedly. Witnesses also heard the suspect demanding the victim’s coat and wallet. The witnesses gave a good suspect description and arriving officers saw the suspect enter the Convention Center.
A perimeter was set up around the Convention Center. Officers contacted Convention Center security and gave them the suspect description. Security found the suspect and told officers the suspect was exiting out of the east side of the building. Officers went to that location and were able to take the suspect into custody. Robbery Detectives were notified and responded to investigate.
The suspect, 28 year-old, Luke Joel Andrade, was arrested for Robbery in the First Degree, Assault in the Second Degree, Menacing, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, and Aggravated Assault. Andrade was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center.
Photo: Hammer with blood on it
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