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News Release
Central Precinct Officers Locate and Arrest Stabbing Suspect (Photo) - 09/23/23

Central Precinct Officers located and arrested a stabbing suspect attempting to escape after a fight in a bar.

On Friday, September 22, 2023 at 11:56p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to a stabbing in a bar in the 200 block of Southwest Yamhill Street. Officers found a victim with serious injuries inside the bar. The officers brought their IFAKs (Individual First Aid Kits) and immediately began administering trauma first aid on the victim, including applying multiple torniquets and chest seals. At the same time, Officers were able to gather a suspect description and broadcasted it to other officers who were looking for him. Officers found the suspect on Southwest 3rd Avenue at Southwest Jefferson Street, 5 blocks to the south. At 12:03a.m., those officers challenged the suspect, who surrendered.

Officers seized a knife as evidence (photo).

Portland Fire & Rescue and AMR responded to treat the victim and transport him to the hospital. After treatment, the adult male victim’s injuries were confirmed to be serious, but non-life-threatening.

Portland Police Major Crimes Unit responded to assume the investigation. They booked Aaron J. Calhoun, 29, of Oregon City, Oregon, into the Multnomah County Detention Center on a charge of Assault in the Second Degree.

If anyone has information about this case, please e-mail crimetips@police.portlandoregon.gov attn: Major Crimes and reference case number 23-250295.


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