SALEM, Oregon - On Sunday, February 21st, a man was assaulted in the 4900 block of Portland Road NE. Detectives say that Rutilio Chavez-Leon, age 42, of Salem was drinking heavily with his uncle when they began fighting.
During that fight, the victim Enedino Leon-Lopez, age 53, was stabbed several times from an unknown object. Mr. Leon-Lopez was initially taken to the Salem Hospital and then later transported to Legacy Emanuel in Portland, where he is expected to survive his injuries. Mr. Chavez-Leon was arrested by Detectives on Sunday and he is set to appear in court today for the charge of Assault II x 2.