Emergency personnel prepare to transport a Seattle man to Harborview Medical Center after he was stabbed in the chest during an altercation at the Tukwila Light Rail Station. The man is said to be in serious condition, but was conscious and responsive following the stabbing, according to police. COURTESY PHOTO, Tukwila Police Department

Person of interest detained in stabbing at Tukwila Light Rail Station

  • Wed Aug 30th, 2017 5:26pm
  • News

Tukwila Police on Wednesday afternoon detained a person of interest in connection with a stabbing at the Tukwila Light Rail Station.

At about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, officers were dispatched to light rail station, 3651 Southcenter Blvd., for a report of a stabbing.

A Seattle man in his 40s had been stabbed in the chest during an altercation with another man on the stairs near the sidewalk, Tukwila Police said in a media release.

King County Medic One transported the victim to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. The man, who was in serious condition, was conscious and responsive, according to a tweet from Tukwila Police.

Detectives with the Community Police Team located an individual matching the description of the suspect and detained him shortly after the incident, according to police. Major Crimes Unit detectives were investigating the incident as of Wednesday afternoon.