Police investigate stabbing in Eugene

Eugene police confirmed that a man was stabbed after an altercation.

Posted: Mar. 22, 2019 6:53 AM
Updated: Mar. 22, 2019 11:31 AM

EUGENE, Ore. -- A man who was sleeping in a tent along the Willamette River was stabbed in the leg after an altercation just after 4 a.m. Friday, Eugene police said.

The 54-year-old man told investigators that after he was stabbed, he walked to a building on 71 Centennial Loop to get help for his wounds. The building houses the Hourglass Crisis Center.

Shortly after police arrived, the man was taken to a local hospital.

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