Off-duty fire lieutenant stabbed at Portland bar

The lieutenant's wife called from the Kingston Sports Bar and Grill on Southwest Morrison Street at just after 8 p.m. Saturday to say her husband had been stabbed by a stranger.

Posted: Jan 19, 2020 9:32 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. --- Police say they're investigating after an off-duty Portland fire lieutenant was stabbed at a bar.

Authorities say the stabbing was unprovoked. The lieutenant's wife called from the Kingston Sports Bar and Grill on Southwest Morrison Street at just after 8 p.m. Saturday to say her husband had been stabbed by a stranger.

The lieutenant, a 23-year veteran of the Portland Fire Bureau, was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and released at about 11 p.m.

His name was not immediately released.

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