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Man seriously injured in stabbing in downtown Portland

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

Police are investigating a stabbing in downtown Portland Sunday evening. 

Just before 7 p.m., officers responded to Southwest Stark Street at West Burnside Street. They found a man suffering from a serious stab wound and applied a tourniquet as they waited for medical personnel to arrive on scene. A second person had been pepper sprayed and was contacted by officers. 

The stabbing victim was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. The person who was pepper sprayed was detained at the scene, police said. 

Police said preliminary information indicated the two men may have been in a confrontation with each other.  

Pedestrian and vehicular traffic may be affected in the area as officers continue to investigate, police said. 

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