Sunday, June 25, 2017

Stabbing Investigation Underway in Downtown Portland


News Release from Portland Police Bureau
Posted on FlashAlert: June 25th, 2017 7:53 PM
On Sunday June 25, 2017, at 6:54 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to Southwest Stark Street and Burnside Street on the report of a stabbing.

Officers arrived and located an adult male suffering from a serious stab wound. Officers immediately applied a tourniquet as they awaited medical personnel to arrive and transport the victim to the hospital. A second subject had been pepper sprayed and was contacted by officers.

The stabbing victim was transported to a Portland hospital by ambulance for treatment to serious injuries. The person pepper sprayed has been detained at the scene during the ongoing investigation. Preliminary information indicates that the two men may have been in a confrontation with each other.

Pedestrian and vehicular traffic may be affected in the area as officers continue their investigation.

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