Major Crime Detectives Investigating Stabbing Near Costco
Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives are investigating a stabbing in the 5200 block of E. Sprague. Initial information provided to Deputies arriving at the scene is the suspect and victim know each other, and this is not a random incident. The victim was transported to the hospital with possible life-threatening injuries and Deputies continue to search for the suspect.
On December 10, 2018, just prior to 5:00 p.m., Spokane Valley Deputies responded to a reported stabbing in the 5200 block of E. Sprague. The caller stated a male had been stabbed and the suspect had fled the scene, but the caller would not provide additional information.
Preliminary information indicates the stabbing is a result of an altercation between two males believed to be transient. The suspect fled the scene on foot after the stabbing. The victim was transported to the hospital for possible life-threatening injuries
A perimeter was established, and a K9 Unit searched for the suspect, but he was not located.
Major Crimes Detectives were called to the scene to continue the investigation.
At this time, no further information is available.