Man stabbed, gun fired, lost, taken by attackers

Victim expected to recover

A man was stabbed and shots were fired in the area of NE Marine Drive and 2nd, Feb. 14, 2015 (KOIN 6 News)
A man was stabbed and shots were fired in the area of NE Marine Drive and 2nd, Feb. 14, 2015 (KOIN 6 News)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) — A disturbance in Northeast Portland escalated after one man was stabbed and his friend fired a gun at the stabbers, but then dropped the gun which was picked up and fired by the suspects.

Around 8:40 p.m., a woman called police to say her husband was shot. When officers arrived in the area of NE Marine Drive and 2nd they determined the man was stabbed.

Investigators found the man was stabbed, but his friend fired a gun to scare the attackers. Officials said he lost control of the gun, which was picked up by the attackers and fired as they ran away.

The stabbing victim is expected to recover. The investigation continues.

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