70-year-old arrested for Sunday night stabbing; man suffers non-life threatening injuries

<p><p>A 70-year-old man was arrested Sunday evening after he stabbed a resident of a downtown apartment complex. </p></p><p><p>Richard E. Pedigo, 70, was arrested on suspicion of first degree assault and burglary, said Cpl. Nick Briggs with the Spokane Police Department. </p></p><p><p>Officers were called to the Park Towers Apartments at 217 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. just after 6:30 p.m.</p></p><p><p>Two people had “some sort of dispute over money” Briggs said. </p></p><p><p>Pedigo showed up at the other person’s apartment and attacked them, Briggs said. The resident had non-life threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.</p></p><p><p>Multiple people called 911 to report the attack including Pedigo himself, Briggs said.</p></p><p><p>Pedigo alleged the confrontation was the injured person’s fault, Brigg said. </p></p><p><p>Ultimately, police arrested Pedigo and he was booked into the Spokane County Jail a short time later. </p></p>