PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Authorities said they arrested the suspect in a stabbing that led to the death of a man and injured a woman in Portland’s Hollywood neighborhood Monday.
Portland police said the attack happened in the early hours of the morning of Monday.
Officers responded to a call in Northeast Portland, where police said they found an injured man and woman. Although first aid was administered upon arrival, the man died at the scene. PPB said the hospitalized woman’s injuries are non-life-threatening.
The identity of the victims have yet to be released.
James Hera, 38, was arrested and charged with murder in the second degree, assault in the first degree and unlawful use of a weapon.
The victim in this homicide is identified as 30-year-old Nathan Dotson.
Anyone with information about the stabbing is asked to contact Detective Meghan Burkeen at 503-823-2092, Meghan.Burkeen@police.portlandoregon.gov or Detective Steve Gandy Stephen.Gandy@police.portlandoregon.gov, and reference case number 22-278556.
Police are currently investigating and have closed Northeast Weilder Street from 42nd Avenue to 43rd Avenue.