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Car prowl ends in fatal stabbing

Knife Stabbing- Police Tape- LightsRENTON – A Renton man was fatally stabbed after confronting 16-year-old teenager who was reportedly breaking into a parked car early Saturday morning.  Renton police said that victim and his brothers found the teen prowling the car around 1 a.m. in the 200 block of SW 5th Place in Renton.   A fight broke out between the teenager and the victim and at one point the man was stabbed.

Aid units transported the man to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle where he died in surgery, police said.  The teenager and a friend were arrested and the apparent murder weapon was recovered.  Renton police continue to investigate this incident.  Anyone with information is asked to call the Renton police at 425-430-7500, reference case number 13-7739.


4 Comments to “Car prowl ends in fatal stabbing”

    jabailo said:
    July 20, 2013 at 11:08 AM

    If there was anyone who saw a hit and run accident just prior to the Paul McCartney concert at about 5:15pm, near 4th and Brougham, please contact me jabailo@texeme.com

    My car is a white KIA and it was hit by a speeding car.

    Geo. Z said:
    July 20, 2013 at 1:46 PM

    so sorry the victim did not bring a gun. An ounce of lead is worth a pound of cure.

    Judge said:
    July 20, 2013 at 2:45 PM

    Looks like the car prowler's days of freedom are over.

    j said:
    July 20, 2013 at 3:09 PM

    Why so far away…

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