Tacoma police have arrested a 34-year-old man suspected of stabbing and critically injuring another man last week at a Hilltop grocery store.
The 31-year-old victim suffered a lacerated bicep, punctured lung and damage to his spleen during the May 16 incident.
Prosecutors on Thursday charged Steffan Dupree Gale with first-degree assault. He was ordered held in Pierce County Jail in lieu of $250,000 bail during his afternoon court appearance.
Tacoma police and charging documents provided the following information.
The stabbing occurred shortly after 11 p.m. May 16 at Safeway, 1112 S. M St.
The victim and suspect had been …