Stabbing suspect taken into custody after police pursuit

Police responded to West 7th Avenue and Garfield Street at about 2 p.m. and found a man with a stab wound.

Posted: Apr 11, 2019 5:29 PM
Updated: Apr 11, 2019 5:31 PM

EUGENE, Ore. – A suspect was taken into custody after a stabbing in west Eugene Thursday afternoon, police said.

Police responded to West 7th Avenue and Garfield Street at about 3 p.m. and found a man with a stab wound. Medics took the man to a local hospital.

Officers found a man matching the suspect’s description near West 5th Avenue and Grant Street. He attempted to elude officers but was taken into custody after a short pursuit, police said.

The investigation is ongoing.

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