Police: Stabbing suspect overdosed on drugs

Police: Stabbing suspect overdosed on drugs
A home near 2nd Street and Lincoln Avenue in Yakima. Photo by Matt Finn, Action News

YAKIMA, Wash. -- Yakima police made an arrest in connection with a stabbing Tuesday afternoon.

The 28-year-old male victim is in critical condition. Officers found the victim in an apartment near Second Street and Lincoln Avenue. They say he was wounded for several hours, laying in a pool of blood.

Police tell KIMA the 42-year-old male suspect lives in the apartment where the stabbing happened.

Police say he intentionally overdosed on drugs after he stabbed the victim.

Investigators obtained a search warrant for the apartment. Police say the stabbing was not gang-related.