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Teen Males Arrested after Snohomish Stabbing
RELEASE: September 8, 2017
CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Director of
Communications, Snohomish County
[email protected], 425-388-3377, Media
SNOHOMISH, Wash. – Major Crimes Unit detectives arrested two 14 year-old males last
night after a 47 year-old Snohomish man was stabbed outside his home at the 100
block of Ave E. Around 11 p.m. Thursday night, a 911 call was made from a
woman who said that her husband had been stabbed outside their residence.
The suspects, who had slashed the tires on the victim’s vehicles outside, had
fled the area but were located by K9 units nearby and taken into custody. The
victim was transported to Providence Regional Medical Center.
victim told detectives that earlier in the evening he had heard a knock at the
door, but did not see anyone outside. He stayed near the door watching through
the peephole when he saw a figure approaching the door. The victim opened the
door and confronted a male in a grey hoodie on his property. The male, one of
the 14 year-old suspects, was holding a knife and a confrontation ensued
between the victim and the male with the knife which resulted in the victim
sustaining stab wounds on his leg and chest. Another 14 year-old male threw a
bike at the victim in what was believed to be an attempt to free the suspect of
the victim, who had grabbed him in the scuffle.
suspects were booked in the Denny Juvenile Justice Center for 2nd