Detectives, search team look along I-5 for knife used in stabbing

Sheriff's deputies and members of King County Search and Rescue Saturday and Sunday searched along northbound Interstate 5 between South 272nd Street and Kent-Des Moint Road for a knife used in the stabbing of a 20-year-old man this weekend.

Police at about 7 a.m. Saturday responded to the 13200 block of Second Avenune South in Burien, where a wounded man was knocking on a neighbor’s door, according to the King County Sheriff's Office.  When police arrived they found the 20-year-old victim with a stab wound to his stomach.

Detectives learned that the victim had been at a gathering at a nearby house during the previous night and early morning hours.  The victim was stabbed during an altercation with another man at the house and then walked down the street where he passed out, according to the Sheriff's Office.

Around 7 a.m.the victim woke up and staggered to a nearby house and knocked on the door.  The resident called 911. The victim was transported to Harborview with life-threatening injuries.

Detectives arrested a 33-year-old Seattle man in connection with the stabbing.  Detectives learned that the knife used in the assault may have been discarded on I-5. The knife was not located.

The suspect was booked into the King County Jail.

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