Trump Supporter Stabbed After Using Racial Slur During An Argument
Brian Stablyk

A Washington state man was stabbed after he used a racial slur during an argument about the politics of President-elect Donald Trump, Oregon Live reports.

The victim, a Trump supporter, and Alvaro Campos-Hernandez were arguing last Wednesday in a bar. But when Campos-Hernandez walked away, the victim apparently called him a racial slur. Alcohol was involved. And according to police, that’s when things went left.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter for the latest in hair, beauty, style and celebrity news.

Loading the player...

Campos-Hernandez then placed the man in a headlock and stabbed him in the windpipe. He is now recovering from the wound. Campos-Hernandez was then arrested on suspicion of first-degree assault.

The nation has seen an uptick in racial incidents and crimes since Trump’s election last month.

“It could have been a homicide. The victim was extremely lucky,” said officer Raymond Warren.