On Tuesday morning, a 21-year-old male student-athlete at Seattle Pacific College was out for his morning jog on a close-by path when he was stabbed a number of instances within the stomach by a stranger.
The sufferer was lower than a mile into his run when the assault occurred. He fortunately had his cellular phone with him and dialled 911, stating he was jogging on the South Ship Canal path when he was stabbed. The runner reportedly informed the police that he didn’t acknowledge the suspect and couldn’t describe his look.
Officers arrived on the scene shortly after the decision was made out of the sufferer’s cellphone at 8:48 a.m. He was transported to Harbourview Medical Hospital, the place he was handled. In response to native information, the sufferer is at the moment in crucial situation however is anticipated to get well.
His father informed a neighborhood information outlet that his son goes for a run on the similar time on the identical route nearly on daily basis.
Presently, Seattle police stated nothing was taken from the sufferer, which leads them to suppose it was a random assault. The sufferer’s father that he believes the assault was deliberate.
The sufferer’s identify has not been launched, however authorities hope extra proof turns into accessible within the coming days as his situation improves.
The college has not launched a press release relating to the stabbing.