Stabbing Investigation Underway in Portland's Russell Neighborhood -- One Person Seriously Injured

Portland Police Bureau - 05/27/18 
On Sunday, May 27, 2018, at 6:22 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a stabbing in the 12400 block of Northeast Siskiyou Street.

Officers and emergency medical personnel arrived and contacted an adult male who appeared to have been assaulted by a person with a knife. Medical personnel transported the victim to a Portland area hospital by ambulance for treatment of what are believed to be serious life-threatening injuries.

As officers and emergency medical personnel provided the victim medical aid, additional officers searched the area and located a person of interest in this assault investigation. The person of interest, an adult male, has been taken into custody.

Preliminary information suggests there was a disturbance between the victim and the person of interest in this assault in a field located on the northeast corner of Northeast 122nd Avenue and Northeast Siskiyou Street. Officers have located evidence of the assault in the field.

There is not believed to be a danger to the community in relation to this incident at this time. Based on information learned at this time, investigators do not believe there are outstanding suspects in association to this investigation.

Criminalists with the Portland Police Bureau's Forensic Evidence Division have responded to assist with this investigation.

Northeast Siskiyou Street will be closed between Northeast 122nd Avenue and Northeast 129th Avenue during this investigation.

Detectives with the Portland Police Bureau Detective Division's Assault Detail will continue this investigation. Anyone with information about this incident should contact Detective Division's Assault Detail at 503-823-0479.