A protester who stabbed a conservative livestreamer in the back on the 62nd consecutive night of Portland’s chaotic summer of unrest was sentenced June 22 to supervised probation.
Multnomah County Circuit Choose Heidi Moawad mentioned the assailant, Blake D. Hampe, will stay beneath her supervision for 3 years and is banned from possessing weapons or taking part in illegal assemblies or riots throughout that point. He could attend lawful demonstrations.
Hampe, now 46, was caught on video stabbing right-wing activist Andrew Duncomb, 28, exterior the graffiti-smeared barricades surrounding the federal courthouse simply after 2:30 a.m. on July 25, 2020, in line with courtroom paperwork.
“Hey buddy, why are you following us,” Duncomb says within the video, throwing his arm round Hampe earlier than all of the sudden reeling to the bottom whereas crying out in ache.
Hampe was arrested quickly after and spent about three weeks within the county jail earlier than posting bail.
In a press release learn by the prosecutor through the sentencing listening to, Duncomb mentioned he had spent years affected by post-traumatic stress due to the assault however was now prepared to maneuver on.
“I’ve healed from lots of the psychological results that this incident has had on my life and I’m simply able to put all of it behind me,” he mentioned. “I hope that Mr. Hampe will be capable to contribute one thing constructive towards society.”
Protection legal professional Alicia Hercher mentioned prosecutors struck a plea deal after seeing proof that Duncomb’s accidents weren’t life-threatening.
Duncomb beforehand advised The Oregonian/OregonLive he was handled and launched from the hospital a day after the stabbing. On the time, he mentioned the knife entered his again and narrowly missed his backbone.
Hampe pleaded responsible to tried second-degree assault beneath the phrases of the deal. He was beforehand convicted of possessing baby pornography in federal courtroom in Maine in 2008, in line with courtroom papers.
Andrew “Black Insurgent ” Duncomb stabbing incident in Portland Oregon as seen right here Duncomb a black conservative aggressively grabbed Blake David Hampe asking why he was following them and was stabbed. #PortlandProtests pic.twitter.com/5Um3aG7oj8
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