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North Monroe stabbing sends two to the hospital, suspect at large

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 17, 2022

Two people were sent to the hospital after a stabbing late Sunday night on North Monroe Street.

Police responded to reports of a stabbing at the intersection of North Monroe Street and West Frederick Avenue just after 9:30 p.m., according to a news release from the Spokane Police Department.

Officers found two victims and provided medical aid until paramedics arrived. The victims were taken to a local hospital where they were treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Witnesses told police two women got into a verbal argument at a nearby gas station. The boyfriends of the women got involved as the argument escalated, police said.

One man pulled out a knife and stabbed the other man and one of the women, according to police. He then fled the area, witnesses said.

Police had not found the suspect as of Monday .

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