WEST SEATTLE CRIME WATCH: 26th/Barton stabbing

1:17 AM: SFD and SPD are at 26th/Barton to investigate what dispatch said was a stabbing called in by King County Sheriff’s Deputies – a 30-year-old man with an upper-arm stab wound.

1:14 AM: The victim is reported to be aboard a C-Line bus, though we don’t know if the stabbing happened on the bus. The attacker was first reported to be at a bus shelter but hasn’t been found so far; he was last reported walking eastbound. The victim’s injuries are described as not life-threatening.

1:31 AM: Police just told dispatch that they’ve determined the stabbing happened off the bus.

1:42 AM: They’ll be searching with a King County Sheriff’s Office K-9 that’s been called in from the Eastside. … The man they’re looking for is described as Black, 6’l, medium build, half-inch beard “with a little gray in it,” gray beanie, shoulder bag, dark sweatpants.

2 Replies to "WEST SEATTLE CRIME WATCH: 26th/Barton stabbing"

  • Midi January 8, 2024 (10:10 am)

    Why does it seem like there’s a shooting/stabbing every night in WS at this point?

  • 1994 January 8, 2024 (8:49 pm)

    People don’t know how to manage their behaviors and emotions – so they lash out with violence.  All too often it seems!

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