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Police Investigating Monday Evening Stabbing in the Chinatown /International District Neighborhood

Police are searching for a suspect after a man was stabbed in a Chinatown/International District apartment Monday evening.

Officers were called to the 400 block of South Jackson Street just before 5 p.m. Monday for a report of a man who had been stabbed.

When officers arrived they found a 36-year-old man with a stab wound to his abdomen sitting in the lobby of an apartment building.  Seattle Fire Department Medics took the man to Harborview Medical Center with serious but not life-threatening injuries.  The victim told officers that he had been inside an apartment and gotten into an argument with his 32-year-old roommate. The victim said the suspect hit him with a frying pan and then stabbed him before he was able to escape the apartment.

Officers checked the apartment and found blood on the floor but did not locate the suspect.

Officers do not believe there is any threat to the public but is asking anyone with additional information in this case to please call the tip line at 206-233-5000.