SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Sunday night stabbing in Springfield put one man in the hospital and another in jail.
Springfield Police responded to a report of a stabbing at the 2000 Block of E Street just before 9 p.m. They found a 25-year-old male victim had suffered multiple stab wounds after a confrontation.
Police then tracked down the suspect, Erik Libbert, 42, of Springfield. Libbert allegedly tried to break into the victim’s house to see his children, before getting into a fight with the victim that resulted in the stabbing. He was arrested and charged with one count of Assault One.
The victim was transported to the hospital, where staff listed his injuries as severe.