SALEM, Ore. – Police in Salem are searching for six or seven suspects who they said stabbed one man several times and assaulted another in a parking lot Friday night.
Police responded to a stabbing that occurred in a parking lot at the 1800 block of Lancaster Drive NE in Salem. Arriving officers found two victims around the corner on Sunnyview Road.
Salem Police Department officials said that the two victims were walking down Lancaster Drive when they were chased by a group of young men inside of a car. Police said that the suspects then jumped out of the car and attacked the victims and stabbing one of the men multiple times.
Police said they are treating assault investigation as a gang violence incident.
The suspects were described as 6 or 7 Hispanic men who could be 16-18 years old. Police said they drove away northbound on Lancaster Drive. The vehicle was described as a red Dodge Neon 4-door with black rims, driven by a white woman around 20-21 years old.
Both victims are expected to survive. They have not been identified.
Anyone who has information about the attack is asked to call Salem police at 503-588-6123.