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Man arrested after early morning stabbing in East Central

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 12, 2021

A man was taken to the hospital with potentially life-threatening stab wounds early Tuesday morning.

The stabbing was reported just before 4 a.m. on the 1600 block of East First Avenue in the East Central Neighborhood. When officers arrived, they found a man with stab wounds.

Officers provided first aid to the man until medics arrived.

The man was taken to a local hospital , according a Spokane police news release.

Police at the scene arrested Chester Gray, 30, on suspicion of first- and second-degree assault shortly after the attack, according to police.

Gray pleaded guilty to three counts of assault in 2016.

Gray does not appear to have any additional criminal history in Washington.

Police said there are no additional suspects.

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