Man critically injured in north Spokane stabbing, suspect arrested

A man was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries Thursday following a stabbing in north Spokane.

Police responded to a home near the 4700 block of North Monroe around 6:45 p.m. and found a man in his 20s outside covered in blood and in critical condition. Spokane Police Lt. Matthew Cowles said the victim was stabbed at least one time in the side.

Police arrested a suspect described as a man in his 20s. His name has not been released. Police have not said how the suspect and victim knew each other.

Major Crimes detectives were called in to investigate the scene.

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