Authorities Respond to Stabbing at Mall of America

Bloomington police say a suspect is in custody after a stabbing at Macy's in the Mall of America

Police say one victim was stabbed after confronting Abdirahaman who was allegedly trying to steal his belongings from the dressing room.

The two stabbing victims were taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Hearing the victim's screams, his family rushed to his aid, but Abdirahaman slashed a second person before they could wrest the knife from him.

Authorities say one person is in custody after a stabbing at the Macy's store at the Mall of America Sunday night, CBS Minnesota reports. Police don't believe the suspect and victim knew each other. There is a large police presence at the mall as authorities investigate the incident.

Abdirahaman sneaked into a men's fitting room at the Minnesota mall and tried to swipe something from a customer's belongings while the man was outside the fitting room modeling clothes for his family.

The suspect in custody is being held on two counts of probable first-degree assault.

"My daughter could see people lying on the ground who had been stabbed", Kim Schwieters, who was waiting to see St. Nick with her three children, said. The suspect also was wounded.

"We saw two cops running toward Macy's", she said. "Kind of drew attention to himself".

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