PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Portland police say they’ve detained a person after officers responded to a deadly stabbing in Old Town – the second deadly stabbing in less than nine hours in that neighborhood.
PPB says they responded to the scene just after 8:30 p.m. at Northwest Broadway and Northwest Couch Street. Officers say they found an injured victim who was declared dead by arriving paramedics.
Police announced Saturday morning that Kalil C. Ford, 20, was arrested and charged with murder in the second degree and unlawful use of a weapon.
According to PPB, this was the 71st homicide case for Portland in 2022.