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Triple Stabbing In Northwest Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. - Two people are in police custody after a triple stabbing in Northwest Spokane.

Police responded to a call in the 900 block of W. Augusta at 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. A woman there said she had been stabbed by two suspects, both of whom she knew, and who had already left the area in a silver vehicle. The victim was taken to the hospital with a serious, but not life threatening, stab wound in her abdomen.

While officers were still on scene, the silver vehicle returned with one of the suspects, 31-year-old Jeremiah McNew, inside. He was also taken to the hospital with a stab wound, but is expected to recover.

The other suspect, 25-year-old Terrence Smith, was located by police a short time later, when he showed up at the hospital with a stab wound to the neck.

Later, Officers learned that after the female was stabbed, an unknown male drove both McNew and Smith to the hospital.  Smith was dropped off with the unknown male.  McNew then drove back to the scene where he was contacted by police.

Spokane police say McNew and Smith have very different versions of how the events of the night unfolded.  Both McNew and Smith will be booked into the Spokane County Jail for 1st Degree Assault.

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