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Police: Man lying on SR 410 in Sumner had stabbed himself

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on June 6, 2012 at 2:45 pm |
June 6, 2012 2:49 pm

A man found on the side of state Route 410 in Sumner Tuesday night had stabbed himself in the abdomen, police said.

Officers responded about 10:30 p.m. to the eastbound lanes between Traffic and Valley avenue exits and found a man in his 20s suffering from a laceration to his stomach.

East Pierce Fire & Rescue firefighters initially reported that he had been stabbed and tossed on the road. It was later determined that the wound was self-inflicted.

He was taken to St. Joseph Hospital in Tacoma for treatment.

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