At 3:15 this
morning, December 20, police were called to the 5400 block of Wales Drive after
report a woman was being stabbed, and a female relative had barricaded herself
inside an upstairs bedroom with a young child.
and detained the suspect, Christopher Anthony Hampton, age 43, in front of the
residence. They entered the home and found his girlfriend, age 44, had
sustained multiple stab wounds. Officers immediately provided emergency medical
aid to the victim. Eugene Springfield Fire EMS arrived to take over the
victim’s care and transport her to a local hospital for treatment. During the
incident dispatch provided updates to officers and the call taker helped keep
the caller calm and in a safe place.
Hampton has been
lodged at the Lane County Jail on Charges of Assault in the First Degree. Case 19-21050