South Seattle Stabbing, Fremont Gunfire, and a Central District Crash

By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee October 17, 2011

Today in Fuzz: Man stabbed in South Seattle, shots fired in Fremont, and 73-year-old woman injured in Central District crash.

1) A man was seriously wounded Friday night in South Seattle after he was stabbed in a fight. According to police, the victim went to an apartment on 39th Ave. S. and S. Kenyon. at about 11:45 pm and tried to talk to the 42-year-old tenant. The man got into a fight with the 42-year-old, who stabbed the victim in the back.

The fight spilled into the street, and the victim fled and flagged down officers two blocks away. Police arrested the 42-year-old man and took both men to the hospital.

 2) Gunfire erupted on a busy Fremont street early Saturday morning after a large street fight broke out. During the brawl—which happened sometime around 1:00 am near N. 36th and Dayton Ave. N.—police say one man fired a gun in the air and then drove off.

Police stopped the car and arrested one of the three men inside for allegedly punching, kicking and pistol-whipping two people.

 3) Traffic investigators were called to the Central District this morning after a woman driving a Smart Car struck a 73-year-old woman near 18th Ave. S. and S. Main St. around 8:00 am.

Medics took the 73-year-old woman to Harborview. Police say the driver—a 29-year-old woman—was not impaired and released her from the scene.
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