SPOKANE – Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives are investigating a reported stabbing near the Spokane River in the 16600 block of E. Indiana. The juvenile male was transported to the hospital with what appeared to be possible life-threatening injuries. A second juvenile who was with the victim was not injured. This investigation continues, and no arrests have been made.
On October 25, at approximately 4:15 p.m., Spokane Valley Deputies responded to the report of a possible stabbing in the 16600 block of E. Indiana, between the Centennial Trail and the Spokane River.
The juvenile caller stated his friend was stabbed in the chest/torso. Deputies arrived and contacted the caller within minutes and were led to the victim’s location. They immediately assessed the victim’s injuries and provided medical care until Spokane Valley Fire Fighters arrived. The victim was transported to the hospital with possible life-threatening wounds.
The caller stated he and the victim were down by the Centennial Trail, shooting a pellet gun. He walked away for a minute into the trees and suddenly heard the victim yell. When he looked back, he observed a male in all-black clothing running away.
A K9 Unit and a Spokane County Regional Air Support Unit UAS were used to search for the suspect but were unsuccessful.
As of this morning, the victim is listed in critical but stable condition.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233, reference #10142954.