MENU
component-ddb-728x90-v1-01-desktop

Fight leads to stabbing, shooting at Ferndale motel

File photo

FERNDALE, Wash. -- A knife-wielding man was shot and the gunman was stabbed as a fight escalated violently at a Ferndale motel Thursday morning.

Officers were called to the Motel 6 just before 9 a.m. for reports of a wounded man, according to Riley Sweeney with Ferndale Police. Officers and medics arrived to find a man had been shot in the chest.

As officers search the motel, the found another man in the back of the motel with a stab wound. Investigators believe he's the shooter, Sweeney said.

Both men were detained and treated for their injuries.

Detectives believe the two men got into a fight, and one shot the other while one stabbed the gunman. Sweeney wouldn't say how the two men knew each other but declared there was no danger to the public.

close video ad
Unmutetoggle ad audio on off

Trending