Disorderly Male Blocks Traffic, Injured During Fight with Motorist
Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives are investigating a reported stabbing on Pines, south of Broadway. The male was transported to the hospital with what is believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.
On October 13, 2020, at approximately 3:35 p.m., Spokane Valley Deputies responded to the report of a disorderly male on a bicycle in the 11900 block of E. Broadway. The caller reported the male was pounding on the door of the school and talking to himself. The male rode off on his bike and stopped in the middle of Pines, blocking traffic. Additional callers reported the disorderly male was fighting in the street with another male, while another caller reported the disorderly male stabbed himself.
Arriving Deputies located the male, who was bleeding, and applied a tourniquet. The male was not initially cooperative at the scene. Spokane Valley Firefighters and AMR personnel arrived and provided additional medical treatment. The male was transported to the hospital with what appeared to be non-life-threatening injuries.
Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives were called to the scene to continue the investigation.
The second male involved in the fight has been located and is cooperating with investigators. He is seeking medical attention for minor injuries.
Initial information indicates a fight ensued between the two after the disorderly male blocked traffic. At some point, an edged weapon was produced by one of the males, and both were injured. At this time, neither males have been arrested or charged as a result of this incident.
Southbound traffic lanes on Pines Road are closed while the scene is processed for evidence as this investigation continues.
Anyone who witnessed this incident, and has not already been contacted by investigators, is asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233, reference #10137048.