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Transit station melee leaves boy injured, another in custody

One person was injured and a 16-year-old boy was taken into custody after a Monday afternoon melee at TriMet’s Hollywood Transit Station.

Portland police said a 17-year-old boy stabbed during a fight at the station was being treated at a local hospital and is expected to survive his injuries.

Police have not released the victim’s name, or the name of the boy in custody.

Detectives are investigating the fight that broke out at about 5:27 p.m., Feb. 15, at the station, 4110 N.E. Halsey St. Witnesses said about 20 young people were fighting at the station. Several people ran from the station and boarded a westbound MAX train, police said.

The Hollywood Transit Station was closed during the police investigation.