Two men stabbed at cocktail party in SE Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. – A man stabbed two people when a cocktail party in Southeast Portland ended early Saturday morning, according to police.

Both victims are expected to survive.

Officers did not find the suspect. Sgt. Pete Simpson said he may have gotten away on a bicycle before police arrived at around 5:30 a.m.

The victims were among a small group of people at a home near Southeast Division Street and 14th Avenue. The suspect joined the group for cocktails, Simpson said.

When the party was over, the suspect stabbed a 28-year-old man who lives at the home and his 30-year-old male friend, Simpson said.

The suspect is described as a light-skinned black man in his 20s who has a slim build and is about six feet tall. He has short hair and pierced ears. He was wearing a gray long-sleeve shirt that said “ARMY” on the front, dark jeans and dark shoes, police said.

Anyone with information about the stabbing is asked to call police at 503-823-0400.