Portland police say man in custody in after stabbing

Posted Aug. 13, 2010, at 1:08 p.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — Police in Maine’s largest city say a 25-year-old Portland man is in custody on a murder charge.

Officers were called to Grant Street at about 9:30 p.m. Thursday where they found a male victim dead of stab wounds.

The victim has been identified, but police aren’t releasing the name until his relatives can be notified.

Police say Shawn Garland was taken into custody and is being held at the Cumberland County Jail.