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Man accused in Eugene slashing makes first court appearance

Eugene police arrested Brandon William Combs, 30, in connection with Saturday's slashing.

Posted: Sep 23, 2019 6:02 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- The suspect in Saturday's terrifying and bloody attack on River Avenue made his first court appearance Monday.

Brandon Combs, 30, is accused of slashing Paul Eubank across his chest and left arm with a large bladed weapon, such as a hatchet or machete, during a dispute over a shopping cart.

Police arrested Combs on Sunday. He has been charged with first-degree assault.

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Combs is scheduled to be back in court on Oct. 30. 

ALSO READ: WITNESSES SPEAK OUT AFTER ALLEGED SLASHING

KEZI 9 News has reached out to local hospitals to find out Eubank's condition but he is not listed as a patient.

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