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Paramedic Stabbed By Man Trying To Get Into Ambulance

(Portland, OR)  --  A paramedic is recovering from injuries after being stabbed by a man trying to get into his ambulance while it was stopped at a red light.  Police say the ambulance was stopped at Southwest 5th and Sherman downtown yesterday when 38-year-old Jeremiah James Ray opened the vehicle's door and tried to get inside.  A struggle ensued, and police say Ray stabbed the paramedic multiple times before fleeing the scene on foot.  Police caught up to him a short while later and arrested him.  The paramedic was hospitalized for non-life-threatening injuries and released.

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