Police probe rural Ontario stabbing

Local law enforcement agencies are investigating a stabbing that occurred at the northern edge of Ontario early Wednesday morning. (The Enterprise/File).

Local police are investigating a stabbing that occurred early Wednesday morning in the 4400 block of Oregon Highway 201, a rural area on the northern edge of Ontario.

Police said a 38-year-old man was stabbed numerous times and taken by a private vehicle to Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Ontario and then transported by LifeFlight to a Boise area hospital.

The Malheur County Sheriff’s Office, the Oregon State Police and the Ontario Police Department are investigating the incident. No arrests have been made, but police expected to execute a search warrant Wednesday afternoon.

The stabbing is in the same area where a man was shot to death in a reported dispute over . . .