Stabbing in Burien leads to search for knife along I-5

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press release:

A 20 year old man was found stabbed this weekend and police searched an area next to I-5 for the knife used in the stabbing.

The incident started around 7 AM Saturday when police were called to the 13200 block of 2 Ave S in Burien where a wounded man was knocking on a neighbor’s door. When police arrived they found the 20 year old victim with a stab wound to his stomach.

Detectives learned that the victim had been at a gathering at a nearby house during the previous night and early morning hours. The victim was stabbed during an altercation with another man at the house and then walked down the street where he passed out.

Around 7 am the victim woke up and staggered to a nearby house and knocked on the door. The resident called 911. The victim was transported to Harborview with life threatening injuries.

Detectives arrested a 33 year old Seattle man in connection with the stabbing. Detectives learned that the knife used in the assault may have been discarded on I-5.

On Saturday and Sunday detectives and King County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue teams searched an area of northbound I-5 between S272nd St. and Kent/Des Moines Rd for the knife used in the assault. The knife was not located.

The suspect was booked into the King County Jail.

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