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Stabbing in Sweet Home Leads to Three InjuriesSalem-News.com
The suspect received a head injury when he was disarmed.
(SWEET HOME) - Reports of an uninvited guest with a gun sent Linn County Sheriff’s deputies scrambling to 44020 Wiley Creek Drive near Sweet Home early Thursday morning at 3:53 AM. The caller informed dispatch that 26-year old Michael Shain Thompson of Foster, had come to the residence uninvited armed with a gun and was threatening people.
Linn County Sheriff Tim Mueller says that prior to the deputies’ arrival, residents disarmed Thompson. Problems continued though, when Thompson allegedly obtained a knife. Before the scuffle was over, two residents were injured in the altercation.
The knife was taken from Thompson, and an ambulance was called to take care of Thompson and the two residents who were injured and required medical assistance.
Thompson reportedly suffered from head trauma and was transported by Life flight to Sacred Heart Medical Center in Eugene, Oregon where he is currently in critical but stable condition.
27-year old Manuel J. Victor Jr. was transported by medics to Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis with a stab wound to the abdomen. Manuel J. Victor Sr. was treated at the scene and did not require additional medical attention.
Linn County Sheriff’s detectives say they are continuing the investigation.
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