Stabbing In Myrtle Creek

Myrtle Creek Police Department

On January 5, 2022 at about 4:47 PM, a call came in to the Douglas County 911 center regarding a disturbance where a male was reportedly stabbed in the leg.  The disturbance was reported to have been in the parking lot between Village Realty and Tommy’s All American Burgers, in the 100 block of South Main Street.  Officers from Myrtle Creek PD, along with deputies from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office all responded to the scene.

Upon arrival, officers discovered a 44-year-old transient male who had a wound to his lower right leg.  The other subject, identified as a 34-year-old Tri City resident, had left the scene.  That male was later contacted by police.  

EMT’s responded and transported the 44-year-old male to Mercy Medical Center with a nonlife threatening wound.  He was treated and released.  

This investigation is still ongoing and active, so no further information will be released at this time.  

If anyone was a witness to the altercation, we would like you to contact the Myrtle Creek Police Department at 541-440-4471.