Stabbing in north Spokane sends man to hospital with serious injuries
A stabbing Monday night along a major north Spokane road sent one man to the hospital with serious injuries and closed the thoroughfare briefly for an investigation.
Police responded to reports of a stabbing around 8:40 p.m. at the intersection of North Division Street and West Gray Court, according to a news release. They found a man bleeding from several stab wounds. His injuries were initially said to be life-threatening, but his condition had improved Tuesday morning, police said. He is expected to survive.
Multiple witnesses on scene told police the person who stabbed the man left the area in a vehicle. Police said initial reports indicated the stabbing was not a random incident.
Police said Monday night they were continuing to look for those responsible for the incident.
The stabbing occurred just a few blocks from where a man was shot and killed Sunday morning in what investigators said was a dispute over marijuana.
This story is developing and more information will be added as it is available.