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Good Samaritan jumps into action after stabbing: "you're supposed to stop and help."

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One man was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after being stabbed on Wednesday near the Wendy's on Division One man was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after being stabbed on Wednesday near the Wendy's on Division
SPOKANE, Wash. -

SPOKANE, Wash.- One man was taken to the hospital on Wednesday after being stabbed near the Wendy's on North Division. It happened around 6pm. Police say the stabbing started as a fight, but did not know what the fight was about.

The victim is in his late teens to early 20's and was stabbed multiple times. Spokane Police say a bystander, who saw the man go down and ran over to apply pressure to his wounds, may have helped save the victim's life.

Megan Zepp is a medical assistant who had just gotten off work. She and her husband went to Wendy's for dinner, when the fight and stabbing happened. Zepp told us she saw what happened, had the training to help, and jumped into action by applying pressure to his wounds. She said, "I didn't really think much, I just wanted to assess the situation, make sure I was holding pressure in the right spot so he didn't bleed out."

The man was taken to Sacred Heart Medical Center and is currently listed in stable condition. When asked why she decided to help Zepp said, "you're supposed to stop and help people when you see something like this. I just hope he's okay."

Spokane Police are still searching for the suspect who is described as a white man, 20-25 years old, 5'10", 200 pounds, and was last seen wearing a black baseball cap.

If you know any information you're asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.


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