Stabbing under Burnside Bridge leaves one injured


Multiple knives seized as evidence

FILE: A Portland police vehicle (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — One man was arrested Saturday for his alleged role in a stabbing that took place under the Burnside Bridge in Downtown Portland.

Police said Donovan S. Burgess used a knife to stab a man in the back after hitting him with a stick just before 10:30 p.m. When responding officers arrived to the scene, Burgess, 23, gave police a brief chase before ultimately being apprehended.

Multiple knives were seized as evidence, police said.

The victim was taken to an area hospital where he was determined to have non-life threatening injuries.

Burgess was charged with three crimes including second degree assault. He was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center following his arrest.

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