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Stabbing downtown, suspect booked into jail

On October 30th at approximately 6:20 p.m. officers responded to a 911 report of two males fighting with a weapon involved at 3rd Avenue and University Street.  Preliminary investigation indicates that the victim and suspect were involved in a fist fight.  The suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim at least twice in the chest area.  The suspect then fled the scene. 

Responding officers apprehended the suspect a short distance away. 

SFD medics responded to the scene and transported the victim to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

The suspect, a 49-year-old male, was booked into the King County Jail for Investigation of Assault.