Paramedic stabbed in ambulance while at Portland stop light

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say a man opened the door of an ambulance stopped at a red light in Portland and stabbed a paramedic who tried to keep him out.

The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the stabbing happened downtown at about 1:10 p.m. Monday.

Police say Jeremiah J. Ray was gone by the time officers arrived but he was later found and arrested.

The wounded paramedic is expected to survive. Further details on the incident have not yet been released.

Ray is being held in the Multnomah County Detention Center on suspicion of second-degree assault.

It wasn’t immediately known if Ray had an attorney.