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Night of drinking leads to N. Spokane stabbing

SPOKANE, Wash. - A 32-year-old man was arrested early Tuesday morning after police say he stabbed another man following a drunken argument.

Matthew Blizzard and an unidentified 39-year-old man had met each other just hours before the stabbing took place around 4 a.m. According to police, Blizzard and the other man had been drinking heavily in an apartment in the 6600 block of N. Addison when the argument began.

The 39-year-old suffered non life-threatening injuries and was taken to an area hospital where he is listed in stable condition.

Blizzard was arrested and has been charged with assault.

A woman was also in the apartment at the time of the stabbing, but she was not injured and will not be charged with any crimes.

Blizzard is expected to make his first court appearance later Tuesday afternoon.

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