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Detectives Investigating Stabbing In Rainier Beach Neighborhood

Detectives are investigating after a man was stabbed in the 9000 block of Rainier Avenue South.

Witnesses called 911 just after 2 p.m. today when a man walked into the Rainier Beach Community Center with what appeared to be a stab wound. When Officers arrived they found an 18-year-old  had been stabbed in the arm.  Officers provided aid until Seattle fire department medics could arrive. Medics took the victim to Harborview Medical Center for treatment of his injuries.

Officers spoke to witnesses who said the victim was at a bus stop in the 9000 block of Rainier Avenue South when he was assaulted by two or three black males.  Witnesses said the suspects then fled the area, possibly in a light colored SUV.

Detectives are now working to determine what led up to the assault. This remains an active and ongoing investigation and we will update this post when we get additional details.