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Update on North Lewiston Assault from Saturday, July 15

Lewiston, ID- Update:
The victim, Loyal Otis Dickson Jr., of Lewiston, is in serious, but stable condition. Lewiston Police will not be releasing the name of the facility treating him.

Lewiston Police identified and contacted a person of interest in this case during the early morning hours of 7/25/23. Clarkson Police assisted with the contact and collection of other evidence in the case.



On July 14th, 2023, at approximately 2:45 p.m., Lewiston Police Officers responded to a report of an unconscious subject in the 2900 block of 7th Avenue North. Upon arrival, officers found an adult male in a gravel parking lot with injuries to his head and upper body. The subject was not responsive and medics were called to the scene. The subject was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

There were no suspects found in the immediate area. Based on evidence found by officers and detectives, it is believed the victim was assaulted and sustained multiple cuts and puncture wounds. The identity of the victim is not being released at this time due to the active investigation of the incident and pending notification to the family.

No suspects are in custody, but it is believed this was a targeted attack and that the suspect(s) knew the victim