OCEAN PARK — A Cowlitz County man, Burton Lewis Rosgen Jr., 55, was arrested Tuesday, Oct. 15, after stabbing a 29-year-old Long Beach man, Caleb Shaeffer, in the gut with a hunting knife.

Shaeffer spoke to the Chinook Observer by phone this Tuesday from his bed at Ocean Beach Hospital, saying that he is in stable condition, and feeling deeply grateful for the outpouring of love and support from his friends and family in the aftermath of the incident. He is expected to recover from his injuries.

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