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Man stabbed in throat in east Spokane

A man was stabbed in his throat during a fight outside a bar today in east Spokane.

The man was hospitalized with a non-life threatening but serious stab wound, said Spokane police Officer Ben Green.

Police responded to the 1900 block of East Sinto Avenue about 5:30 p.m. and determined the man had been stabbed in the area of East Mission Avenue and North Fiske Street, about a block away, and walked from the area.

The victim is in his 20s. His assailant is described as a white man in his 30s.

“The only real description that we’ve got is that he was wearing a light blue tank top and shorts,” Green said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Check at (509) 456-2233.

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