Police arrested a Spokane man on suspicion of assault Monday night after he allegedly cut a man with a knife during an argument that erupted while the two were watching the news.
Timothy Lamewoman, 26, was at an East Central home in the 300 block of East Pacific Avenue late Tuesday night hanging out with a friend, court documents say. He told officers he was watching the news and began walking towards the bathroom when he saw another man in the house was also watching the news.
Witnesses said Lamewoman entered the other man’s room and the two began arguing, court documents say. Lamewoman told police the victim swung a broomstick at him.
Witnesses said Lamewoman told the victim, “I’m going to whoop your ass” before cutting him on the arm with a knife, court documents say. Lamewoman then fled from the house with a woman, court documents say.
Officers located Lamewoman several blocks away on South Division Street shortly after the stabbing and arrested him on investigation of first-degree assault.
The victim had a four to six inch cut on his left elbow and was taken by ambulance to the hospital for treatment, court documents say.
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