Police are attempting to track down a known Sureņos gang member who allegedly stabbed a man in the stomach during a fight Wednesday afternoon.
Police are attempting to track down a known Sureños gang member who allegedly stabbed a man in the stomach during a fight Wednesday afternoon.
Police consider Angel Jacob Mallory, 22, of the 600 block of Royal Avenue, of Medford, "armed and dangerous," said Medford police Lt. Mike Budreau.
Budreau said Mallory has been avoiding police since he was named as a suspect in the stabbing and ran from officers after they located him inside a Royal Avenue apartment Wednesday evening.
"We have been looking for him since he was named as a suspect, and it seems like we have just missed him everywhere we have gone," Budreau said.
Police were dispatched at 1:17 p.m. Wednesday to Providence Medford Medical Center for a report of a 38-year-old man suffering from a stab wound, Budreau said.
Budreau said the victim, whose name has not been released, was still in the hospital Thursday afternoon suffering from "rather significant internal injuries," but he is expected to survive.
The victim was allegedly stabbed by Mallory while the pair fought inside a residence in the 400 block of Kenwood Avenue, Budreau said.
Mallory has prior convictions in Jackson County of possession of methamphetamine in 2011 and harassment, attempting to elude police and recklessly endangering another person in 2012, Oregon Judicial Department records show.
Mallory is scheduled in June to appear for trial in Jackson County Circuit Court on charges of possession of heroin and felon in possession of a firearm in one case, and first-degree theft separately.
"He obviously is quite well known to law enforcement ... we arrest him so much," Budreau said.
Mallory is described as 5 feet 11 inches tall, 185 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes, according to a Medford police news release.
Anyone who has information on Mallory's whereabouts is asked to call Medford police at 541-770-4783.
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