Police: Man stabbed during downtown altercation

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man was stabbed and taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries in downtown Portland Thursday night.

Portland police said the stabbing happened near SW College Street and SW 6th Avenue around 8 p.m. The suspect, 27-year-old Shawntaviou Henderson and 28-year-old male victim were involved in a “disturbance” before the stabbing, police said.

Police found the knife they believe was used in the stabbing and after learning more about Henderson, found him inside an apartment building in the 1900 block of SW 5th Avenue.

Henderson is charged with Assault in the Second Degree and a probation violation for a previous conviction of Manufacture of a Destructive Device.

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