West Seattle Crime Watch: Man stabbed, but not seriously hurt

Just got a little more information on a police/fire “assault with weapons” call early this morning in the 8800 block of 16th SW (map). Scanner traffic at the time, just before 2 am, did not suggest a suspect on the loose, and no details were available then, but we have some now: Det. Mark Jamieson in the SPD media unit tells WSB that police were called about a “disturbance” described as a “loud verbal argument”; then a second call mentioned an “intoxicated” man with a knife outside, “screaming.” Turned out one man had been stabbed in the upper back and arm, resulting in what were called “superficial wounds,” and the suspect was quickly arrested; scanner traffic during the call suggested the suspect might also have had some kind of injury, but Det. Jamieson is still checking on that. 9:54 AM UPDATE: A few more details – the victim is 46; the suspect, 28, and was indeed taken to the hospital for “facial and head wounds” – he is under guard there but once released, Det. Jamieson says, will be booked into King County Jail for investigation of assault and harassment.

5 Replies to "West Seattle Crime Watch: Man stabbed, but not seriously hurt"

  • chris August 5, 2010 (8:26 am)

    Awesome, that’s my corner. Glad they got him.

  • Abigail August 5, 2010 (9:28 am)

    Anyone have information on the large police response plus 2 ambulances and a fire truck that shut down Delridge (4700 block) last night around 11pm? The police were redirecting traffic both directions there for over half an hour.

    • WSB August 5, 2010 (9:35 am)

      Hadn’t heard that it shut down the street. However, it was on 911 only as a “medic response”; a scanner call at the time discussed someone “tripping out on sherm,” per a tipster who was listening. The early online lists don’t indicate a police report having been filed – TR

  • Abigail August 5, 2010 (9:52 am)

    Thanks for the quick response! You guys do a great job.

  • Seattle August 5, 2010 (12:26 pm)

    That’s on my block. Ugh. I heard a bunch of screaming and then shortly thereafter a firetruck. Thanks for reporting so quickly. I was wondering what was going on.

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