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Police: Forest Grove man arrested after attacking another man with machete

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Shawn Kinney, jail booking photo (Courtesy: Washington County Sheriff's Office) Shawn Kinney, jail booking photo (Courtesy: Washington County Sheriff's Office)
Jail booking photo from earlier this month. (Courtesy: Washington County Sheriff's Office) Jail booking photo from earlier this month. (Courtesy: Washington County Sheriff's Office)
CORNELIUS, OR (KPTV) -

A Forest Grove man was arrested after he attacked another man with a machete.

On Monday around 3:43 a.m., Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the report of an assault at a home in the 1800 block of South Oleander Lane in Cornelius.

When deputies arrived they learned the 28-year-old homeowner was attacked with a machete while he was sleeping on the couch. The man's arm had several deep lacerations. The victim was able to pick up a steel pipe and fend off his attacker. He told deputies he hit the man in the head with the pipe.

The victims arm had several deep lacerations. He has been treated and released from the hospital.

Deputies found the suspect, Shawn Paul Kinney, 28, from Forest Grove, at the house. He was found with a laceration to his head. Kinney was treated at a local hospital and then released to deputies.

Kinney was arrested and lodged in the Washington County Jail. He has been charged with first degree assault and unlawful use of a weapon. His bail is set at $250,000.

Deputies are still investigating the reason for the attack and are asking for the public's help with any additional information that may held shed light on this case.

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