Man wounded, suspect sought in Jewel Lake stabbing
A man was stabbed and wounded early Tuesday in Jewel Lake, with police still seeking a suspect.
The stabbing was first reported just before 1:30 a.m. on the 8900 block of Dewberry Street, off West 88th Avenue near Chinook Elementary School, according to police spokesman MJ Thim. Medics took the victim to a local hospital for treatment.
“We got to the scene and found a male who had been stabbed multiple times,” Thim said Tuesday afternoon. “We're hoping to interview him to get more details about what happened, but he's in surgery at this time.”
Responding officers spoke with neighbors, but they didn’t have any details on what happened.
Anyone with information on the stabbing is asked to call police at 907-786-8900. Tips can also be provided anonymously to Anchorage Crime Stoppers at 907-561-STOP, or through its website.