UPDATE: Suspect arrested in Monday afternoon stabbing in downtown Spokane

UPDATE: Suspect arrested in Monday afternoon stabbing in downtown Spokane

UPDATE:

Spokane Police arrested 23-year-old Nikita E. McDowell, from Wisconsin, around 5:30 p.m. when STA Transit Police Officers notified SPD of a woman matching the stabbing suspect’s description.

She’s been booked into the Spokane County Jail for 2nd Degree Assault. SPD says more charges could be coming.

The stabbing victim was treated at the hospital and released later in the day.

Original Story:

Spokane Police are investigating a stabbing downtown near Sprague and Howard.

According to police, one woman stabbed another woman during a confrontation. The victim has been transported to the hospital.

Avoid the area if possible. This is a developing story, we will update when we have more information.