Self-inflicted stabbing at 23rd & Boyer

A man was taken from 23rd & Boyer around 6pm last night with self-inflicted stab wounds to the chest. From The Seattle Times:

A man in his 30s with stab wounds is being taken to Harborview Medical Center from 23rd Avenue East and Boyer Avenue East, according to the Seattle Fire Department’s Twitter feed. He is in serious condition.

UPDATE, 6:43 p.m. | Authorities say the stab wounds were self inflicted.

One neighbor who witnessed the scene described it as so, before being encouraged to leave:

There was a man lying on the side of the road and it looked like his chest was bleeding profusely. There was also a white car and a woman sitting on the curb looking distraught.

Will update with further information as it becomes available.

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