April 7, 2013 at 9:12 PM
Two men stabbed on Metro bus
Two men were stabbed on a Metro bus on Beacon Hill Sunday night, and one of the victims has life-threatening injuries, Seattle Police are reporting. A suspect is in custody.
According to police, the bus was stopped at a bus stop at Beacon Avenue South and South Graham Street around 8:20 p.m. when two men got up and exited the bus. An adult male got up from his seat and stabbed two men without warning. One victim was stabbed in the back of the head and neck, and the other victim was stabbed in the shoulder area, police said. The victims are believed to be in their 30′s.
Fire department medics took both victims to Harborview.
The victim stabbed in the head and neck has life-threatening injuries, police said, while the second victim’s injuries were not considered life-threateninig.
Officers arrested the suspect while he was still on the bus, without further incident, and recovered the knife used in the attack, which was a folding knife.
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