• Man wielding board stabbed outside Capitol Hill market


    SEATTLE - A man who was holding a board while arguing with another man outside a Capitol Hill market ended up being stabbed.

     Police were called to the 1700 block of Bellevue Avenue shortly early Tuesday morning, where the men had been arguing outside the City Market.

     Witnesses reported seeing the victim standing outside of the City Market, holding a 2-foot-long piece of two by four, while arguing with another man. 

     Shortly after, the victim entered the market saying he had been stabbed. 

     The man’s stab wound under his right armpit was treated at the scene by Seattle Fire Department medics.  He was later taken to the hospital for further treatment.

     The attacker is described as an Asian or Hispanic man, about 5 feet 8 inches tall with a thin build, wearing a baseball cap and black leather jacket.

     He was last seen headed eastbound on East Howell Street.

     Officers conducted a search but did not find the man.

     Police said the victim would not provide much information about the attack.

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