PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – A man is in custody after allegedly stabbing a woman and an animal Wednesday night on a property just outside of Salem, according to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies say they received a report of a domestic disturbance around 4:30 p.m. at 4300 Viewcrest Road South, where they found a 32-year-old woman had been stabbed.
After searching for the man in the rural woods around the house, officials say they found the man on the property “needing medical attention” around 8:20 p.m.
Authorities brought the man to the hospital for treatment before lodging him at the Marion County Jail, where he faces charges of attempted second-degree murder, first-degree assault, unlawful use of a weapon, first-degree animal abuse, and contempt of court. He is also accused of endangering a person protected by a Family Abuse Protection Act order.
The woman was also taken to the hospital and, as of Thursday afternoon, is in stable condition.
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