PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) A fight likely took place on a bus and a man was later stabbed in Montavilla, police said.

Officers responded to the 8800 block of East Burnside Street on the report of stabbing around 8:16 p.m.

When officers arrived they found an injured man. The man appeared to have been injured by a knife.

Police said the injured man was transported to a Portland hospital for treatment of a non-life-threatening injury.

Eastbound East Burnside Street from 86th Avenue to 87th Avenue was closed down in order to process evidence, according to police.

During the investigation, officers learned a fight likely began on a bus and the involved subjects got off the bus at that location.

The suspect is described as a black man with dark clothing. It is unknown which direction he went, according to police.

This is an on-going investigation.

If community members have information about this incident, they are encouraged to call non-emergency dispatch at (503) 823-3333.

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