RENTON – 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.