PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE POLICE DEPT: Spokane Police arrested 47-year-old Scott McGuire for an unprovoked stabbing on the north bank of Spokane River. The victim, who was stabbed in the back of the neck, was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
On 05-07-13 around 10:47pm Spokane Police Officers responding to the Centennial Trail on the North bank of the Spokane River on a report of a stabbing. A male victim, who was walking on the trail, was attacked by a man who ran up behind him and slashed him in the back of the neck.
The victim retrieved his own knife to defend himself and injured the assailant in the process. Police responded quickly and detained the suspect. Both the suspect and victim were transported to a local hospital for treatment. Scott McGuire will be booked into jail for 1st Assault following his release from the hospital.