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3 Men Stabbed at Dance Party on Government Island

Written by Associated Press on July 5, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Officials say three men suffered multiple stabbing wounds, with one sustaining serious injuries, at a large dance party on Government Island.

Emergency personnel from multiple agencies responded to the island Saturday at about 1:45 a.m. on a report of a fight in progress.

Rescuers located the three victims in a crowd of nearly 1000 people partying to a DJ. The victims were transported off the island by boat and taken to an area hospital. Two of the victims are considered in stable condition.

The Multnomah County Sheriff’s says a Wilsonville man has been charged in connection with the stabbing of three men at a large dance party on Government Island.

Brandon Richard Cullen was charged with three counts of first-degree felony assault. Cullen’s bail has been set a $750,000.

Government Island belongs to the Port of Portland, but is run by the state parks department.

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