Stabbing in Kennewick sends man to the hospital

K.P.D. Press Release-

On 03/27/13 at approximately 2325 hours, Officers responded to the 100 block of S. Zinser regarding a stabbing that had just occurred. Officers located Beman F. Perkins with several stab wounds to his back. An investigation revealed that Perkins had been in a verbal argument with an acquaintance, identified as Bradley Jones. The verbal argument escalated, and both males started to physically fight. During the fight, Jones produced a knife and stabbed Perkins numerous times. Jones fled on foot, but was later located by police walking in the area. He was taken into custody without incident. Perkins was admitted into a local area hospital in stable condition. This incident is not gang related.