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Originally published Monday, October 15, 2012 at 6:48 PM

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$1 million bail set in fatal Federal Way stabbing

Bail was set Monday for a 24-year-old man suspected of fatally stabbing a 34-year-old man after a fight that began at Cafe Arizona in Federal Way early Saturday. A second suspect remains at large, police say.

Seattle Times staff

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Bail was set Monday at $1 million for a 24-year-old homeless man suspected of fatally stabbing a 34-year-old man after a fight at a Federal Way nightclub early Saturday. A second suspect remains at large, according to a police spokeswoman.

At 2:18 a.m. Saturday, Federal Way police officers responded to a fight at Cafe Arizona, at 2012 S. 320th St., according to the probable-cause statement outlining the police case against the 24-year-old.

The fight began inside the club, but it was forced into the parking lot by club security officers, the statement says.

Once outside, the 34-year-old victim and a 31-year-old man ran east from the club but were chased by two men in a green Ford Mustang, it says.

At some point, the 24-year-old got out of the passenger seat and approached the two others; the 27-year-old driver of the Mustang struck the two men with his vehicle before the 24-year-old stabbed the 34-year-old in the chest and abdomen, according to the statement.

The 34-year-old, who also suffered a serious head injury, likely from being hit by the car, died at the scene, the statement says. The 31-year-old man was treated by medics and released, police spokeswoman Cathy Schrock said.

The King County Medical Examiner's Office has not released the identity of the 34-year-old man.

Police arrested the 24-year-old on investigation of homicide just before 6:30 p.m. Saturday at a Kent apartment complex, according to the probable-cause statement.

The man "is currently homeless and does not have a stable address," says the statement, which also notes he has "no known ties to the community."

Detectives are still looking for the 27-year-old driver of the Mustang, according to Schrock.

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