A male victim reportedly in his 20s was stabbed in the abdomen and chest in an incident inside an apartment building in the 1300 block of E John.
Police have taken one person into custody in connection with the Monday night incident.
Police were called to the Centro aPodment building around 10 PM and arrived to find the stabbed male inside one of the building’s microhousing units.
Seattle Fire reports that a male in his 20s with stab wounds was transported from the scene in critical condition.
Seattle Police confirmed that officers made an arrest in the stabbing but has not released more information yet on the incident.
UPDATE 6/17/14 9:20 AM: The person arrested in the stabbing is a 31-year-old woman. She was booked into jail for investigation of a domestic violence assault. Washington State court records show this to be her first significant brush with the law.
UPDATE x2: Here’s the report from SPD on what the department calls a “brutal” attack:
A woman was arrested last night for stabbing her boyfriend with an 8-inch kitchen knife. On 6/16/14, just before midnight, officers were dispatched to a report of a man and woman yelling inside an apartment in the 1300 block of E. John St. When Officers arrived, they heard the man yelling “Don’t kill me! Stop stabbing me!”
Officers knocked on the door and the female suspect answered. Responding officers took the woman into custody while other officers located the victim lying on the floor with severe stab wounds to the center of his chest and abdomen.
Officers applied pressure to the victim’s wounds while waiting for medics. The 27-year-old victim was transported to Harborview Medical Center with life threatening injuries where he was rushed into surgery.
Officers located a bloody kitchen knife with an 8- inch blade at the scene. The knife was placed into evidence.
The 31-year-old female suspect was booked into King County Jail for Investigation of Assault –DV.