MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford Police Department responded to a reported stabbing in downtown near S Bartlett Street and E Main Street on Thursday afternoon, according to the agency.
When officers arrived at the scene, they found a victim with "apparent stab wounds." The victim was taken by Mercy Flights to a local hospital for treatment. Their condition is currently unknown.
The suspect is unknown and has not yet been apprehended, according to Lt. Mike Budreau. MPD detectives responded to the scene and have taken over the investigation.
Budreau said that the suspect is believed to be a Black man who left in a vehicle.
Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Medford Police Department Criminal Division at 541-774-2244.
This is a developing story and will be updated with more details as they emerge.