Hillsboro, Oregon – Very scary moments for some workers at a Taco Bell in Hillsboro. A man broke into the store overnight while they were closed and stabbed an employee in the wrist They will be okay. Police got there and found the suspect also stabbed himself, and was inside the freezer. He still had the knife. Officers had to use a taser on him. The suspect is now in the hospital and in police custody. This was at the location on Southwest Oak and Amco in Hillsboro. It’s unclear why it happened.
At 2:41 a.m., officers responded to a reported stabbing at Taco Bell, 977 S.W. Oak St. As a man tried to force his way into the closed dining room, employees barricaded themselves in the office. The man stabbed an employee in the wrist, causing a minor non-life threatening injury.
The man then entered the walk-in freezer where officers found him with apparent self-inflicted stab wounds. The man was still armed with the knife. Officers used less-lethal devices, including a Taser, to disarm the man. He was taken into custody and transported to the hospital by ambulance.
The investigation is ongoing; names are not released at this time.