Suspect on the loose after NE Portland stabbing

Suspect on the loose after NE Portland stabbing
KATU photo.

PORTLAND, Ore. - A man was stabbed in Northeast Portland late Wednesday night and police are trying to track down the suspect.

The crime happened around 10:40 p.m. at Northeast 19th Avenue and Alberta Street.

When police arrived, they found a man, later identified as 47-year-old Eric Wayne Ross, suffering from multiple stab wounds. He was transported to a hospital to be treated for non life-threatening injuries and released Thursday morning.

Officers and a K-9 Unit scoured the neighborhood looking for the suspect, but were unable to find him.

Police believe the victim and suspect likely knew each other and got into some type of dispute.

Suspect Description

  • Hispanic male in his 30s
  • 5 feet, 8 inches tall
  • 160 pounds
  • Was wearing dark clothing


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