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Victim Shoots at Robbery Suspect in Downtown 

A man was arrested last night after robbing and stabbing a man for his scooter. 

Police located the 20-year-old male victim in the 700 block of 5th Avenue around 10:00 p.m. last night. The victim reported being robbed of his scooter then stabbed multiple times after exiting from a Metro bus near 4th Avenue and Columbia Street.  

The victim sustained serious stab wound injuries that appeared to be life-threatening. Officers provided medical aid at the scene while waiting for Seattle Fire to arrive and take over care. SFD later transported the victim via Medic One to Harborview Medical Center.  

After being stabbed by the unknown male suspect, the victim produced a pistol and fired multiple rounds at the suspect before running northbound on 4th Avenue then eastbound on 5th Avenue.  

King County Sheriff’s Office deputies assisted with obtaining surveillance footage from the bus of the two involved in the incident. The suspect description was disseminated and a short time later a man matching the description of the suspect was found nearby at 5th Avenue South and South Holgate Street.  

The man was in possession of multiple knives and found to have a non-life-threatening gunshot graze wound. SFD treated the suspect and later transported him to HMC via AMR. 

Officers collected evidence of the shooting, recovered the firearm, and found the stolen scooter abandoned at a construction site near 3rd Avenue and Cherry Street.  

The 37-year-old suspect will be booked into King County Jail for robbery once medically cleared.