A 60-year-old man was arrested after a stabbing that injured a teenager in Milwaukie last week, according to the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office.
Marion Jack Jameson, of Milwaukie, was arrested on charges of second-degree assault and unlawful use of a weapon.
Deputies were called out to the reported stabbing at the Fox Pointe Apartments on Southeast Roethe Road Thursday.
An investigation revealed that the 17-year-old victim was inside an apartment with his girlfriend, the girlfriend’s younger sister, the girls’ mother, and the mother’s boyfriend when the suspect, later identified as Jameson, was reportedly outside, yelling insults at the mother.
The sheriff’s office said the mother went out and interacted with Jameson, possibly giving him money, then went back inside.
Jameson remained upset, according to the sheriff’s office, and that’s when the victim went confronted him.
The sheriff’s office said Jameson turned around, struck the victim in the upper back and walked away. The victim realized he had been stabbed when blood started running down his arm.
The mother called 911, gave the phone to her daughters, and left with her boyfriend, the sheriff’s office said.
Deputies, along with a Lake Oswego police K-9, arrived at the scene and searched the area. Jameson was located at a nearby residence.
Witnesses confirmed Jameson was the suspect who stabbed the victim. The sheriff’s office said the victim and witnesses told deputies they did not know Jameson.
Jameson was arrested and booked into the Clackamas County Jail. His bail has been set at $250,000.
The victim was taken to an area hospital and treated for his injury.
The sheriff’s office said detectives are trying to contact the mother and boyfriend to get their statements.
The boyfriend was identified as Randy James Green, 33, of Portland. According to the sheriff’s office, Green has a warrant for failing to appear on a third-degree assault charge out of Clackamas County.
Anyone with information about Jameson or events leading up to the stabbing is asked to contact the sheriff’s office tip line at 503-723-4949 or at clackamas.us/sheriff/tip. Please reference case no. 21-002098.