Man seriously injured in downtown Seattle stabbing

SEATTLE -- A man was taken to the hospital, after being stabbed in downtown Seattle.

The stabbing happened on 3rd Avenue and James Street, around 6:30 p.m.  Saturday.

Police say the victim, a 40-year-old man, suffered life-threatening injuries after being stabbed several times.

Officers searched the area but didn't locate a suspect. Witnesses told police that a man was seen leaving the area after the attack.

Police believe the suspect and victim are known to each other. The incident is still under investigation.