Seattle police officers say that the female suspect and the man know each other and believe the victim had been targeted.

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A man was stabbed in the neck during an argument Thursday with a woman in the Rainier Valley, Seattle police say.

The stabbing was reported at 11:38 a.m. Thursday at Rainier Avenue South and South Mount Baker Boulevard.

Responding officers found the victim, 43, suffering from a stab wound to the neck. Officers say that the suspect and the man know each other and believe the victim had been targeted.

Officers are searching for a 36-year-old woman.

The stabbing follows several shootings in Seattle since early Wednesday that killed a woman and injured four other people. Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole said in a statement her department is “working around the clock” to investigate the shootings.

Police have not said whether any of the incidents may be connected.