PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man was hospitalized after yet another stabbing in Portland’s Old Town neighborhood, according to the Portland Police Bureau.
Police were dispatched to the scene along Northwest 3rd Avenue just before 1:30 p.m. on Friday.
Although the victim was taken to the hospital, PPB says their injuries did not appear to have life-threatening injuries.
After about 30 minutes of searching, officers reportedly found a suspect — identified as 36-year-old James Smith — near West Burnside Street and Northwest 3rd Avenue. PPB said he was detained and booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on a parole violation hold.
The investigation is ongoing and authorities say detectives are coordinating with the Multnomah County District Attorney’s office on more possible charges.
The incident comes after a fatal stabbing in the Old Town neighborhood on September 30. The suspect, 20-year-old Kalil Ford was detained at the scene and faces charges of second-degree murder and unlawful use of a weapon. It was the second of two Old Town stabbing deaths that happened within nine hours of each other.