Sunnyside Stabbing Leaves One Injured

From the Yakima County Sheriff's Office-               

At approx 1320 12/14/13 the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 1000 block of E. Alexander Rd re a Stabbing.  While enroute to the scene a YSO unit was flagged down by a passing motorist near the intersection of Ray Rd and E. Alexander Rd.  The motorist was transporting the victim of the stabbing to the hospital.  An ambulance was dispatched to this location and then transported the victim to a local hospital with a non-life threatening stab wound.  While the YSO  and Fire/Aid units were tending to the victim additional units from the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office, the Sunnyside Police Department, and Washington State Patrol responded to the scene and were able to locate and arrest the suspect without further incident.  The suspect was booked into the Yakima County Jail on assault charges. 

The victim has been identified as a 44 year old male Sunnyside area resident.  The suspect has been identified as a 24 year old male Sunnyside area resident.  No names are being released at this time.