Man stabbed downtown, suffers head wound

Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred Downtown at SW 9th Avenue and Alder Street, March 26, 2014. (KOIN)
Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred Downtown at SW 9th Avenue and Alder Street, March 26, 2014. (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A 27-year-old man was arrested following the stabbing of a man he knew at SW 9th and Alder in Portland Wednesday night.

Colby Lee Aplin, March 27, 2014 (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office)
Colby Lee Aplin, March 27, 2014 (Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office)

Colby Lee Aplin was in a car with Larry Holm, police said, when Aplin began to act irrationally. He then stabbed Holm, 65, in the head.

Holm was taken to a hospital for treatment and is expected to recover from what was called a traumatic injury.

Authorities said Aplin was suffering from a medical condition and was treated at the scene before being arrested. He faces a second-degree assault charge.

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