A verdict has been reached in the Jeremy Christian MAX stabbings trial: guilty on all charges. 

Christian had been accused of fatally stabbing two men and wounding a third on board a MAX train in 2017. Deliberations began Thursday, February 20, three weeks after the trial began. Christian has been found guilty of:

  • Two counts of murder in the first degree
  • One count of attempted murder in the first degree
  • Two counts of assault
  • Three counts of intimidation in the second degree
  • Two counts of menacing
  • Two counts of unlawful use of a weapon.

In a statement and on Twitter, City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty and Mayor Ted Wheeler reacted to the unanimous verdict. "This trial was not just about [Christian] – it was about our justice system and how it tackles hate and racism, or doesn’t," said Hardesty. 

Portland Monthly is remembering the days following the heinous act, when Portlanders decorated Hollywood MAX Station with photos and chalk art. The station has since been repainted as a colorful tribute to the tragedy

Portland Monthly will update this article as information surfaces. 

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