Sheriff's Office investigating Friday-night stabbing on Eaden Road in east Clackamas County; case developing; tips sought


Please reference CCSO Case # 21-003636

At 10 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 19, Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a 911 call from a motorist on Eaden Road in east Clackamas County. The motorist had stopped and called for help after finding an injured man lying near the road. The man was yelling that he'd been stabbed.

Deputies and emergency crews from Clackamas Fire District #1 and American Medical Response arrived. They found the victim -- a 32-year-old male -- had several injuries from an edged weapon. The man had cuts to his chest, arm and head.

The victim was able to communicate with deputies. His condition was considered life-threatening, and he was transported to an area hospital via Life Flight air ambulance. At this writing, the victim remains in critical condition.

Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office detectives are currently investigating the stabbing. Authorities do NOT believe at this time that there is a larger danger to the general public.

The victim's name and other details cannot be released at this time. Updates to this release will follow as the case develops.

TIPS SOUGHT: Anyone with information on this Friday-night stabbing on Eaden Road in east Clackamas County is urged to contact the Sheriff’s Office Tip Line — by phone at 503-723-4949 or by using the online email form at . Please reference CCSO Case # 21-003636.


Sgt. Marcus Mendoza
Clackamas County Sheriff's Office
Public Information Unit