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Two Men Stabbed During Altercation in Cave JunctionSalem-News.com
Both received stabbing injuries from a weapon belonging to one of the men.
(JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore.) - Two Cave Junction men were treated for stabbing injuries after an altercation which occurred outside of a residence in the Cave Junction area. One man was treated and released and the other was taken into surgery for treatment related to the incident.
On March 16th, 2015, at approximately 1:46 PM, the Josephine County Sheriff's Office, along with troopers from the Oregon State Police Grants Pass work site responded to a report of a stabbing which occurred at 486 South Redwood Highway in Cave Junction.
After an initial assessment, the Josephine County Sheriff's Office requested Oregon State Police Major Crimes Detectives respond as part of the Josephine County Major Crime Team to investigate the incident.
Preliminary investigation revealed that a physical assault occurred at the location between two men, 20-year old Lloyd Blackburn and 20-year David Bennett Bryant, both of Cave Junction.
During the altercation, both subjects received stabbing injuries from a weapon belonging to one of the men.
Bryant was transported to Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass where he was taken into surgery for injuries sustained during the altercation. He is currently listed in stable but serious condition.
Blackburn was transported to Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford where he was treated and released for his injuries.
A third person received an injury to her hand when attempting to intervene in the altercation. She was not transported from the scene.
The Oregon State Police with assistance from the Josephine County District Attorney's Office is continuing the investigation into the incident. No arrests have been made at this time.
Source: OSP, Central Point Area Command
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