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ONE MAN STABBED IN ALCOHOL FUELED FIGHT IN GOLD BAR
November 04, 2011
(GOLD BAR, WA) – The Snohomish County Sheriff's office says one man is in custody after a fight fueled by alcohol led to one man stabbing another in Gold Bar Thursday.
The incident happened about 9:14 p.m. Thursday night.
“Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a report of a possible stabbing in the 16400 block of May Creek Road, Gold Bar,” said Bureau Chief Kevin L. Prentiss of the sheriff's office.
“Upon arrival, deputies determined that two neighbors who both live in the area had become involved in an altercation with one another after both had consumed alcohol. During this altercation one neighbor had stabbed the other neighbor in the upper back with a knife,” added Prentiss.
The victim of the stabbing, a 58-year old male, was transported to Providence Hospital, Colby Campus, where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries and released.
The suspect, a 40 year old male, was transported to Evergreen Hospital where he was treated for a minor injury to his hand and released after which he was arrested by deputies and booked into the Snohomish County Jail on one count of First Degree Assault, one count of Second Degree Assault and one count of First Degree Burglary.
Detectives from the Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit are investigating the incident.