Teens arrested in connection with Lebanon stabbing

Wyatt Champ


Damion Sevilla-Perkins

Two teens have been arrested after another teen was stabbed in a Saturday night fight in Lebanon, police said Monday.

Wyatt Champ, 18, and Damion Sevilla-Perkins, both 18, were taken into custody Monday, Sept. 2.

According to a police statement, at approximately 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, Lebanon Police responded to the 200 block of “J” Street in Lebanon, to a report of a fight.

Officers learned that a knife had been used during the fight, causing “serious” injuries and that a gun had been used to assault and menace other victims. The gun turned out to be a BB gun and was not fired at anyone, police said.

Investigating officers learned that Christian Reynolds, 18, had been transported from Lebanon Community Hospital to Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis after suffering deep cuts to his torso, along with a puncture wound through his rib cage that nicked his lung and kidney.

Champ, of Lebanon, was transported from LCH to OHSU in Portland after sustaining lacerations to his fingers.

Officers learned that Champ had allegedly cut and stabbed Reynolds during the fight, and that Sevilla-Perkins had allegedly used a BB gun to threaten other witnesses and had hit one person in the mouth with the gun.

On Monday, Lebanon police, with assistance from the OHSU Police Department, arrested Champ for attempted murder. He was taken to Multnomah County Jail, pending transfer to Linn County Jail.

Sevilla-Perkins was taken into custody on charges of menacing, third-degree and fourth-degree assault, tampering with evidence and unlawful use of a weapon.

The investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information regarding the case should contact Lebanon Police Detective Chris Miner at (541) 258-4314 or Officer Andy Borland at (541) 258-4307.