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Man stabbed in SODO, suspect arrested

On November 21st, at approximately 3:47 PM, West Precinct officers responded to a call of a man assaulting another man at a bus shelter at the corner of 4th Avenue South and South Holgate Street.  Officers arrived at the location and discovered an adult male lying on the ground in the shelter.  He had been stabbed numerous times.  A witness provided the officer with a suspect description, which was broadcast to other officers in the area.  King County Sheriff’s Office Metro officers located a man matching the suspect description near Airport Way South and South Hill Street.  The suspect was arrested without incident.

The victim was treated at the scene by the Seattle Fire Department and transported to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.  The 29 year old suspect, after receiving treatment for an injury to his hand, was booked into the King County Jail for Investigation of Attempted Homicide.

Homicide detectives will handle the follow up investigation.