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Deputies respond to stabbing in Northeast Hazel Dell

By , Columbian Breaking News Reporter

Police and medics responded to a stabbing Tuesday in Northeast Hazel Dell.

Clark County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched around 5 p.m. to the 7000 block of Northeast 31st Avenue for the report of an assault with a weapon.

Emergency radio traffic monitored at The Columbian indicated that the incident involved roommates.

The victim had reportedly been stabbed in the chest with a short switchblade, according to the radio traffic.

About 15 minutes after the initial emergency dispatch, police were attempting to contact the suspect. It was unclear if they were still inside the residence, or whether the victim had safely escaped.