Two stabbed in Eastlake neighborhood

SeattlePI.com is reporting that two people were stabbed in the Eastlake area early Wednesday morning. The stabber and the knife he used are still at large.

One stabbing was at an apartment in the 1800 block of Eastlake Ave. E. The other was in the 1800 block of Minor Ave.

More details in the P-I’s story here.

Here’s the Seattle Police Department’s report:

On 5/27/09 at approx. 2:38 a.m., a witness at a condo complex in the 1800 block of Eastlake Ave called 911 and reported that a “male was outside pounding on the exterior door, with blood coming out of his chest.”  Officers arrived within a few minutes and located the victim, with a stab wound to his upper chest.  The male was conscious and alert and informed the officers that an unknown male stabbed him.  He claimed that he was stabbed for no reason.   Officers located a fixed blade knife approximately 50 feet from the victim.  Officers located a blood trail that led from the victim’s location to Yale and Denny Way (approximately two blocks away).  The area was roped off and secured.
Seattle Fire responded and treated the vic on scene.  The victim was rushed to HMC by a SFD Medic unit.
 
At 3:24 a.m., officers located a second victim, also an adult male, with a stab wound to his chest in the 1800 block of Minor Ave.  It was determined that these victims were all part of the same original incident.  SFD responded and treated this vic on scene.  The victim was transported to HMC by SFD Medic unit.   This area was also secured.
 
An employee from nearby business flagged down the officers at the scene and advised that he observed a fight between four individuals at about 2:30 a.m.  The fight occurred near Yale Av and Stewart Street.   He stated that he could not identify any of the subjects involved.  A statement was taken from the witness.  
 
Both victims sustained life threatening injuries. The investigation continues.

 


 

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