Officers Investigating DV Stabbing in South Lake Union Apartment Building

Update:

Officers have taken the suspect into custody and have booked him into King County Jail for domestic violence assault.

If you or someone you know has experienced domestic violence and you’d like to speak to our advocate, please contact 206-684-7721.

 

 

Original:

A woman called 911 to report to she had been stabbed by her boyfriend at Harrison St and Minor Ave just after 6 AM today.
Officers arrived and she explained that the suspect, her boyfriend, had stabbed her in the back and that he had locked himself inside the apartment. 

Seattle Fire Department medics arrived and treated the woman’s injuries.

Officers entered the building and attempted to contact the man, but he has refused to exit the apartment.
Negotiators have been called to the scene and are attempting to talk the man into coming out peacefully.

This is a developing situation and we will provide more details as they become available.