Man arrested in stabbing near Victor Steinbruck Park

Updated:

SEATTLE - A man in his 30s was seriously wounded in a stabbing near Victor Steinbrueck Park Friday afternoon.

Officers arrested the attacker about a half-mile from the scene.

The incident occurred shortly before 2:30 p.m.,  when police received a report of two men fighting and throwing glass bottles at each other near Western Avenue  and Virginia Street, police said.

Shortly after, police received another report that one of the men had been stabbed multiple times.

Medics arrived at the scene and transported the victim, a man in his 30s, to Harborview with life-threatening injuries.

Police said the attacker ran from the scene, but was arrested near Second Avenue and Marion Street.