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Man Stabbed Monday Morning in First Hill

Police are investigating after a man was stabbed multiple times Monday morning in First Hill.

At 10:22 a.m. police and firefighters responded to 7th Avenue and James Street for reports of a man bleeding from his stomach. Firefighters treated the 22-year-old victim for multiple stab wounds to his torso and leg and transported him to Harborview Medical Center in serious condition.  

Witnesses told police a male suspect attempted to rob the victim before stabbing him and then fleeing the area on foot. Officers searched the area but did not find the man.

Detectives will continue to investigate this incident. Anyone with information should contact SPD’s Violent Crimes Tip Line at (206) 233-5000.