Man stabbed in White Center, male suspect in custody

A 51-year-old man is at Harborview Medical Center in serious condition with life-threatening injuries after being stabbed multiple times in the chest in White Center this morning.

Seattle Police officers and Seattle Fire Department medics responded to a report of a stabbing at a residence in the 1700 block of S.W. Barton Street shortly after 11:00 this morning, said Seattle Police Detective Mark Jamieson.

Officers arrived and found the male victim, who had been stabbed several times in the chest. Seattle Fire medics transported him to Harborview.

Police found the male suspect near the scene. He was positively identified by witnesses as the correct suspect and taken into custody, Jamieson said. The weapon was recovered.

More details will be available later, police said.