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Police: Suspect detained after fight, stabbing on MAX train in N. Portland

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James A. Luckey, jail booking photo (Courtesy: Portland Police Bureau) James A. Luckey, jail booking photo (Courtesy: Portland Police Bureau)
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

One man was taken to the hospital and a second man was detained after a fight led to a stabbing on a MAX train in north Portland, according to police.

Emergency crews responded to the Denver Avenue Transit Station on the 8300 block of North Interstate Avenue at 3:39 p.m. Tuesday.

A 19-year-old man was found at the scene suffering from a stab wound. He was treated by first responders and then taken to the hospital with injuries not believed to be life-threatening.

Investigators learned there was a fight on a MAX train leading to the stabbing.

Based on information learned by officers, a suspect, identified as 30-year-old James A. Luckey, was located and detained on a MAX train at the Rosa Parks Transit Station on the 6500 block of North Interstate Avenue.

Luckey was lodged in the Multnomah County jail on charges of assault in the second degree and unlawful use of a weapon.

The Portland Police Bureau Detective Division’s Assault Detail and Forensic Evidence Division responded to assist with the investigation.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact the Portland Police Bureau non-emergency line at 503-823-3333.

The MAX Yellow Line was disrupted during the investigation with shuttle buses serving riders between the Expo Center and the Rose Quarter. The Orange Line was then disrupted, as well.

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