17-year-old boy arrested in Woodburn stabbing - KPTV - FOX 12

17-year-old boy arrested in Woodburn stabbing

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A teenager was arrested after police say he stabbed a man during an argument about a girlfriend.

Officers say they arrived at the scene on Newberg Highway early on Sunday morning; there, they found Elias Lopez with a stab wound to his right leg. Lopez was sent to a Salem hospital and is expected to survive.

The 17-year-old suspect was arrested for trespass a few miles away. Police say a witness identified the teen as the suspect in the stabbing and that the incident started as an argument about Lopez's girlfriend.

Police also say that alcohol was a factor.

The teen was sent to a juvenile facility.

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