One dead, one hurt in domestic stabbing in apartment Updated: Suspect in custody
EVERETT — This morning, a man in an apartment stabbed another man and a female in an apartment in the 3100 block of Oakes Avenue before fleeing the scene.
The man who was stabbed died. He was in his 20s, Everett Police Department spokesman Officer Kerby Duncan said. The female, in her late teens, was hospitalized with what police this afternoon say appear to be are non-life threatening injuries.
The suspect was captured this afternoon.
The incident happened at 10 a.m. in an apartment building south of Pacific Avenue.
"It appears to be a domestic issue that escalated," Duncan said.
Multiple people live in this same apartment.
Everett Fire reports that "Medic 1 transported an adult female with a stab wound to Providence Regional Medical Center. The second person was found to be deceased at the incident location. "
The apartment complex is a block south of the district court.
Everett Police shared this report:
A male is in custody after a domestic dispute that ended with one person fatally stabbed and a second person hospitalized.
At approximately 10:20 a.m. today, Officers were dispatched to an apartment complex in the 3100 block of Oakes Ave with reports of someone having been stabbed.
When officers arrived on scene, they found a deceased male in his 20s and a female in her late teens with what is believed to be a non-fatal stab wound. After the stabbing occurred the suspect fled the location on foot. Officers searched the area using a K-9 but did not initially locate the suspect. The nature of the relationship between the victims and the suspect is still under investigation.
As officers investigated the scene, they learned that the suspect may have gone to a residence located in Snohomish County near the city of Lynnwood. Deputies with Snohomish County Sherriff’s Office checked the residence and located the suspect inside. After initially refusing to come out, the suspect surrendered to law enforcement and was taken into custody without incident.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Everett Police Department TIP LINE at (425) 257-8450 or Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound at 1-800-222-TIPS.
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