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Detectives Investigating Capitol Hill Stabbing

Detectives are investigating after a man was stabbed multiple times early Saturday on Capitol Hill.

Shortly after 1:00 AM, officers were called to a hospital in the 1500 block of East Thomas Street after security guards heard a man yelling for help nearby. Staff found the man, who had multiple stab wounds, and provided treatment before transferring him to Harborview Medical Center in stable condition.

The victim told officers someone approached him from behind at a bus stop in the area, struck him in the head, and repeatedly stabbed him. The victim described the suspect as a white male, 5’7, in his 30’s, with a thin build, short blonde hair and blue eyes, wearing a bright blue jacket and hat. 

If you have any information about this incident, please call the SPD Violent Crimes tip line at 206-233-5000.