first_imgTwo men were taken to a hospital late Wednesday night after a fight broke out among several people near Northeast 134th Street and 20th Avenue, in the Salmon Creek area, and one was stabbed.Witnesses to the fight told sheriff’s deputies they chased the stabbing suspect when he fled from near the onramp to Interstate 5, where the fight occurred.The stabbing suspect, found nearby with blood on him, said he’d been jumped by several people and beaten.Both the stabbing suspect and the stabbing victim were taken to a hospital.Neither man’s injuries were believed life-threatening, said Sgt. Linda Hayes with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.The case surfaced about 10 p.m. Wednesday, Hayes said, when a man walked up to a woman and asked her to call 911, saying someone had been stabbed. Paramedics and several sheriff’s deputies rushed to the area around the north end of Highway 99.Hayes said she was told that the stabbing victim and the stabbing suspect, and a few other people, had been traveling together from town to town, carrying back packs, and may have been staying or camping outside near the I-5 onramp.Around midnight Wednesday, Hayes said deputies were still gathering information. The suspect, a man in his late 20s from California, after being treated for his injuries, likely would be arrested for alleged assault with a deadly weapon, a knife, Hayes said.last_img

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