OTIS ORCHARDS, Wash. – Spokane Valley deputies have located a man who they believe stabbed his own uncle.
It happened near the intersection of East Wellesley Avenue and North Genoa Road Thursday morning.
Spokane county sheriff investigating a stabbing at Wellesley and Genoa pic.twitter.com/G91tyuwyGf— Roger Hatcher (@KREMRoger) October 20, 2016
Officials said the suspect’s uncle was stabbed in the torso and arm. The man was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
After a few hours of searching, authorities said a K9 tracked the 25-year-old suspect to a field behind St. Joseph's church. Deputies said he was located just a quarter mile from where the stabbing took place. The suspect was then placed under arrest.
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