Man arrested in Mill City machete attack

The man is accused of attacking someone with a machete-like weapon in a 7-Eleven parking lot.

Posted: Mar 18, 2021 10:23 AM

MILL CITY, Ore. – Deputies have arrested a man accused of attacking someone with a machete-like weapon in a 7-Eleven parking lot in February.

Deputies responded to a Lebanon home Wednesday at 1:35 a.m. after learning suspect Klint Wise, 37, of Mill City was at the location. He was found in the bathroom of the residence and was taken to the Linn County Jail.

Wise faces charges of second-degree assault, unlawful use of a weapon and an outstanding warrant for a parole violation.

Albany Police assisted Linn County deputies in the arrest.

The victim of the attack was taken to Salem Hospital for treatment. His injuries were not life-threatening.

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