Boston Police report a man was stabbed outside of the Southampton Street shelter around 3:30 a.m.
Police report officers on foot patrol in the area were able to talk to some of the people they saw running from the scene and get a description of the suspect. Police say they found suspect Uwadiae Ukponmwan, 30, of Boston, across the street, outside Boston Fire headquarters - with a knife in his right shoe.
The victim was taken to a local hospital with injuries not considered life threatening, police say.
Ukponmwan was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, police say.