Multnomah County, Oregon – Breaking news overnight from Troutdale. There was a stabbing on a Greyhound Bus. Thanks to a KXL Listener for calling in and letting us know police are on scene with the bus taped off, on the I-84 freeway near Troutdale Exit 18. Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office says two people were stabbing on the Greyhound bus and were taken to a local hospital. Both victims are expected to survive. Officers say they have arrested the suspect. He is 32 year old Robert Moran Vasquez. He’s been charged with Attempted Murder Assault and 28 counts of reckless endangerment.
Trimet stepped up to help the rest of the passengers. Trimet tells they have an agreement with local agencies that, when possible, they will provide warning and/or cooling buses for those immediately impacted in an emergency situation. According to Multnomah County Sheriff’s Sgt. Brandon White, the bus was first used to keep witnesses warm during the investigation. Then, as stated in his news release, the “bus was used to transport the passengers from the Greyhound bus to the Troutdale Policing Community Center.”
Here’s more info from MCSO:
On Wednesday, 11/29/2017, at approximately 11:40 P.M. Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a stabbing on a Greyhound bus on I-84 just east of the Troutdale exit. Deputies were able to take the subject into custody at the scene. Two victims were transported to an area hospital for non-life threatening wounds. A Trimet bus was used to transport the passengers from the Greyhound bus to the Troutdale Policing Community Center.
MCSO detectives were notified and are conducting an investigation. No further details are available at this time.
Images courtesy of KXL’s Rosemary Reynolds and the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office.