Man accused of stabbing at 7-11
Gresham police arrested a local man following a stabbing in a convenience store parking lot on Sunday night.
Francisco Lopez, 47, of Gresham is being held on $256,500 bail at the Multnomah County Detention Center on allegations of first-degree assault, which is a Measure 11 offense, as well as carrying a concealed weapon and unlawful use of a weapon.
Police arrested him after responding to report at 9:51 p.m. Aug. 11, of a man stabbed in the parking lot of the Rockwood 7-11 at 18735 E. Burnside St., said Officer Adam Baker, Gresham Police spokesman.
Witnesses who called 911 also reported that the suspect and victim were both still at the store.
Police arriving at the scene quickly found them. The victim, identified only as a 28-year-old man, had been stabbed in the chest but was able to talk to officers. Paramedics transported him by ambulance to a hospital for treatment. Baker described the man's injury as non-life threatening.
Meanwhile, detectives interviewed everyone involved to determine what led to the stabbing and arrested Lopez, a local man who lives just eight blocks east of the scene. "This incident is not believed to be gang related and there are no additional suspects that police are looking for," Baker said.