Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Sunday, October 25, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Clear Night 15° Clear
News >  Spokane

Spokane man stabbed during argument while watching the news

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.

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

Local journalism is essential.

Give directly to The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages community forums series -- which helps to offset the costs of several reporter and editor positions at the newspaper -- by using the easy options below. Gifts processed in this system are not tax deductible, but are predominately used to help meet the local financial requirements needed to receive national matching-grant funds.

Subscribe to the Coronavirus newsletter

Get the day’s latest Coronavirus news delivered to your inbox by subscribing to our newsletter.

New health insurance plans available Nov. 1 through Washington Healthplanfinder

 (Photo courtesy WAHBE)

Fall means the onset of the cold and flu season.