2 people injured in separate Old Town stabbings

One victim hospitalized with traumatic injuries, police said

Two people were injured in separate stabbings in Old Town Monday night, May 8 2017. (KOIN)
Jacob Shroyer was critically injured in a stabbing on May 8, 2017. (Courtesy of PPB)
Jacob Shroyer was critically injured in a stabbing on May 8, 2017. (Courtesy of PPB)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Two people were injured in separate stabbings in Old Town Monday night, according to Portland Police Bureau.

Reports of the first stabbing came in at 10:25 p.m. at Pacific Tower Apartments on NW 4th Avenue.

Officers who arrived on the scene found a man with multiple stab wounds. Portland police said that man, Jacob Shroyer, remains in the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Investigators said the suspect is a black male with a large build who was armed with a knife.

The second stabbing happened just before 10:40 p.m. at 10 NW Naito Parkway.

Officers found the victim with a non-life-threatening injury, but said he wasn’t cooperative. A person of interest was detained in connection with that stabbing.

Anyone with information on either incident should call 503.823.3333.