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Two Arrested After Seattle Chinatown Stabbing

The Seattle Police Department arrested a man and woman after Tuesday’s stabbing of a 33-year-old man in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District. 

Police were called to a stabbing incident near 5th Avenue South and South Jackson Street at 5:49 p.m. There they found a 33-year-old man who had suffered multiple stab wounds. 

According to officials, medical attention was given by police and transit security until Seattle fire arrived. After that, the 33-year-old man was transported to Harborview Medical Center with injuries that were not life-threatening. 

Officers discovered that before the stabbing, there had been a physical altercation between the parties involved. After stabbing the victim, the male suspect gave the knife to a female suspect. 

The knife was obtained from the woman by the police, who then kept it as evidence. Additionally, more than 60 Fentanyl pills were found.

Knife confiscated from the scene of the crime on June 18, 2024 in Seattle Chinatown
By Seattle Police Department via SPD Blotter

Seattle Police arrested a 42-year-old man on suspicion of first-degree assault, but before being admitted to the King County Jail, he received treatment for minor wounds at Harborview Medical Center. 

The 46-year-old lady was taken into custody for rendering criminal assistance. She was also registered to the King County Jail.  

According to Officer Eric Muñoz, The Homicide & Assault Unit detectives are looking into the incident and additional charges may apply when the investigation is complete. 

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