Police Investigating Stabbing

From: The Yakima Police Department.

On 10-15-12, a victim of an apparent stabbing was transported to Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital by private vehicle.  Two Yakima Police Department detectives were investigating an unrelated incident when the victim arrived. 

A witness to the stabbing told detectives where the incident occurred.   Officers responded to the Yakima Inn 1022 N 1st St, as the scene of the stabbing.  The suspect was still at the motel, and was later arrested by Patrol officers. 

The victim was still in surgery at the time of this press release, and his status is unknown.  The investigation is still ongoing.  The suspect was charged with Assault 1st degree.