The victim in this assault, an adult male in his mid-20s, has been transported to an area hospital. The extent of his injuries remain unknown but are believed to be non-life-threatening. A possible suspect has been detained and the Domestic Violence Reduction Unit is responding to investigate.
Despite being under-reported domestic violence remains a remains a leading cause of violence in the City of Portland and its impact on children and families cannot be underestimated. If you or a loved one are a involved in an abusive or controlling relationship there are resources available to help. The Portland Police Bureau's Domestic Violence Reduction Unit can be reached at 503-823-0090 (call 911 in an emergency) and has resources on its website: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/35679.
The Gateway Center for Domestic Violence Services, a partnership between the City of Portland, Multnomah County and domestic violence service providers offers a range of services for survivors of domestic violence at one location. Located just of the Max line at 10305 East Burnside Street, Portland, it is centrally located in Multnomah County and provides non-emergency services, including help obtaining restraining orders, to survivors of domestic violence. Its website is: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/gatewaycenter/ and phone number: 503-988-6400.
Today, April 9, 2016, at 8:33 p.m., East Precinct officers received a call of a possible stabbing in the 3300 Block of S.E. 122nd Ave. Callers indicated that a male subject may have been stabbed. Officers responded to the area and found evidence of a possible assault. They located the victim and were able to get him medical assistance. The extent of the wounds are unknown at this time. Officers are in the initial stages of this investigation and are still in the process of conducting interviews and attempting to identify a possible suspect.