Police Seek Suspect In Fatal Stabbing


Portland Police need help identifying a suspect in a fatal stabbing that happened early Sunday morning.

Police say the victim, 33-year-old Matthew Choi, was in his apartment building when he was stabbed. He later died.

Portland Police detectives are trying to identify a potential suspect in this case who has been described as an African American male, approximately 5'8" to 5'11" with a medium build, wearing dark clothing and a blue mask.

This incident occurred in an apartment building where Mr. Choi resided. The building has a secure entrance. Portland Police remind apartment residents to maintain the integrity of secure entrances into their buildings, including front doors and garage doors; follow on-site property protocols regarding secure entrances; and establish relationships with building managers and neighbors to maintain safety.

Detectives are interested in any video from nearby residences or businesses that captured activity in the area from Southeast 11th Avenue to Southeast 13th Avenue, and Southeast Ankeny Street to Southeast Stark Street, during the early morning hours of October 25, 2020.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Detective Ryan Foote 503-823-0781 Ryan.Foote@portlandoregon.gov or Detective Travis Law 503-823-0395 Travis.Law@portlandoregon.gov.