Man injured in Ballard stabbing on Tuesday on Leary Ave NW

A 42-year-old man was injured in a stabbing in Ballard late Tuesday night.

Seattle Police say that they received a report just before midnight on Tuesday that a man had been stabbed near NW 48th St and Leary Ave NW.

Officers provided medical aid on the scene until medics arrived.

Seattle Police say the victim said he had stopped in the area to visit a friend at his RV when the suspect emerged from another nearby RV and approached the victim. After an argument, the suspect stabbed the victim in the arm and struck him in the head with a rock. The suspect then pulled out a gun, pointed it at the victim, and threatened to shoot him. Police say the victim then fled and called 911.

The man was transported to Harborview Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. Officers searched the area but did not locate the suspect.