80-year-old tenant accused of stabbing employee multiple times in Lynnwood

An 80-year-old man is in custody for reportedly stabbing a woman multiple times in Lynnwood Monday. 

According to the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office, it happened late Monday morning at the Serene Terrace Mobile Home Park clubhouse in the 14300 block of Admiralty Way.

Stabbing scene at Serene Terrace in Lynnwood (Q13 News photo)

The 80-year-old suspect is a tenant at the mobile home park. The woman he reportedly stabbed multiple times is a 61-year-old employee.

Another female stopped the attack by striking the man with a shovel, police said. 

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The 61-year-old victim was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. The 80-year-old suspect was taken to Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett. 

Police say the victim is expected to survive. The 80-year-old will be booked in Snohomish County Jail for two counts of first-degree assault with a deadly weapon. 

Investigators haven't said what led to the stabbing. 

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