Man accused of stabbing roommate in custody

TACOMA, Wash. — A 38-year-old man accused of stabbing his roommate on Monday has been taken into custody, Tacoma police tweeted Wednesday evening.

Officers were searching for Ira Lynny Foreman whom Lacey police found Wednesday.

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At 8 a.m. Monday, officers were called to a home in the 2100 block of South Alaska Street for an argument between roommates that ended in a stabbing.

When officers arrived, they found a 34-year-old man who was unresponsive.

He was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

However, the suspect, Foreman, fled the scene, and the knife used in the stabbing was not recovered, according to investigators.

Police said they were searching for Foreman and issued a felony warrant for his arrest for first-degree attempted murder.

Officials said he was known to frequent the Hilltop and Hosmer areas of Tacoma, Fife and Lakewood and considered him armed and dangerous.

Crime Stoppers of Tacoma-Pierce County had also offered up to $1,000 for information leading to his arrest and charges being filed in the case.