APD is seeking information regarding stabbing at 8th/Astor

On 01/06/2021 at 5:40 PM Astoria Police Department received a report of a disturbance in the area of 8th and Astor St. Officers arrived in the area and found one victim with a stab wound. There were several subjects in the area at the time but were either too intoxicated to give statements or uncooperative. Officers were able to speak with a few cooperating witnesses, unfortunately none of them observed the actual stabbing. It was determined there had been an ongoing issue at the 9th St. Park during the day just prior to the incident. Officers learned that at some point during the day, the victim had been in a physical altercation at the park with individuals that were suspected in the stabbing. Officers learned that just before the victim was stabbed, they were being chased by several individuals on Astor St. between 9th and 7th. The victim was being treated for non-life-threatening injuries at Columbia Memorial Hospital. Anyone who has information regarding this incident or who has video of Astor St. between 10th and 7th are asked to contact Detective Nicole Riley at (503)741-6118 or by email at nriley@astoria.or.us.