Man arrested after stabbing in Sweet Home


May 3, 2023

A Sweet Home man was stabbed Friday afternoon, May 5, during an altercation at a 9th Avenue residence, police said.

A second man was arrested on multiple charges in connection with the incident.

According to police, officers responded at about 4:55 p.m. to 1547 9th Avenue, where they found Justin Jones, 24, who had been cut and stabbed.

Jones was transported to a hospital by ambulance.

Officers found Kyle Sabato, 21, also at the residence and "there was evidence that he had been in a physical altercation," police said in a statement.

Sabato was arrested for first-degree assault, second-degree attempted murder, first-degree robbery and unlawful use of a weapon, police said.

"There are no other suspects in this case and there is no danger to the public at this time," the statement said.

Neighbors and witnesses were interviewed, but the investigation is still ongoing. Anyone with information related to the case is asked to contact Detective Sean Potter or Officer Daniel Gerkman, at (541) 367-5181.


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