A McMinnville man was stabbed early Sunday morning at the Ridge Apartment complex on Harbor Drive in the south part of Lincoln City. His alleged assailant was apprehended and lodged in the Lincoln County Jail.
Lincoln City Police say it began when Brandon Charles Nelson, 26, and Christopher Stone, 25, were at a party at one of the Ridge apartments when they got into a dispute. Then later in the morning, police say Nelson returned and stabbed Stone multiple times in the back and torso and then fled.
Stone was rushed to North Lincoln Hospital where he received many staples for his wounds.
Nelson was located by police at the Shell gas station at at 1410 SE Highway 101. He was taken into custody and later lodged in the Lincoln County Jail where he was booked for attempted murder, assault and unlawful use of a dangerous weapon. His bail was set at $550,000.