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Two Arrested, One Injured After Stabbing in Chinatown-International District, Knife and Fentanyl Recovered

Seattle Police arrested two suspects after a man was injured after a stabbing in the Chinatown-International District Tuesday afternoon.

At 5:49 p.m., patrol officers responded to a report of a male stabbed near 5th Avenue South and South Jackson Street. Officers located a 33-year-old victim suffering from multiple stab wounds.

Police and Transit Security provided medical treatment until the Seattle Fire Department arrived and continued aid. The victim was transported to Harborview Medical Center (HMC) with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers determined that a physical altercation between the involved parties occurred prior to the stabbing. The male suspect then stabbed the victim and passed the knife off to a female suspect. Police recovered the knife from the woman and seized it as evidence. Over 60 Fentanyl pills were also recovered.

Officers arrested the 42-year-old man for Assault 1st Degree. He was evaluated at HMC for minor injuries before being booked into King County Jail (KCJ).

The 46-year-old woman was arrested for Rendering Criminal Assistance. She was also booked into KCJ.

Detectives with the Homicide & Assault Unit are investigating the incident.  Additional charges may be applied as they complete their investigation.