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May 17, 2013 at 2:41 PM

1 in custody following stabbing near Pike Place Market

UPDATE AT 3:03 P.M.: A man in his 30s suffered life-threatening wounds when he was stabbed this afternoon near Victor Steinbrueck Park, police said.

Police received a report of two men fighting and throwing bottles at each other near Western Avenue and Virginia Street around 2:30 p.m. Moments later, police received another report that one of the men had been stabbed multiple times.

Seattle Fire Department medics transported the victim to Harborview Medical Center.

The suspect fled the scene, but officers arrested him near Second Avenue and Marion Street.

ORIGINAL POST: A man suffered life-threatening wounds in a stabbing this afternoon near Victor Steinbrueck Park.

The victim, in his 30s, is being taken to Harborview Medical Center with multiple stab wounds, according to the Seattle Fire Department.

Seattle police say they have one person in custody.

We’ll update this post as soon as we have more details.

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