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Stabbing in South Seattle, suspect in custody

On April 15th, at approximately 9:10 PM, South Precinct officers responded to a 911 of a stabbing in the 5900 Block of 37th Avenue South.  Officers arrived and located a man inside an apartment who had been stabbed in the upper back and had a large laceration over his right eye.  The victim told officers that the man who stabbed him had been over visiting him when they got into a heated argument.  During the dispute, the suspect stabbed the victim in the upper back and cut him above his eye with a knife.  The suspect then fled the apartment on foot.  Officers located the suspect, a 31 year old man, hiding behind another unit in the apartment complex.  He was arrested without incident and booked into the King County Jail for Investigation of Assault. The victim, a 49 year old man, was taken to Harborview Medical Center for treatment of his non life-threatening injuries.