Stabbed at Mall of America Near Children Waiting to See Santa

Stabbed at Mall of America Near Children Waiting to See Santa

Stabbed at Mall of America Near Children Waiting to See Santa

The second victim, who was believed to be a family member or friend of the other victim, was stabbed after intervening.

One victim reportedly suffered knife wounds to his back while the other suffered multiple stab wounds, but authorities say their injuries were not life-threatening.

Bloomington police say they have a subject in custody following a stabbing that injured two people Sunday night at the Macy's store at the Mall of America.

The incident occurred when a man confronted 20-year-old Mahad Abdiaziz Abdirahaman in the dressing room after he allegedly attempted to steal the man's belongings, CBS News reported.

Upon his arrest, Abdirahaman was charged with two counts of first-degree assault.

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The Mall of America said in a statement that their "thoughts are with the families involved".

Both victims were transported to Hennepin County Medical Center.

Those are the only details we have right now, but in the meantime, the Twitter Bigot Brigade™ is here to fill in the blanks with baseless accusations about the stabbing... Then the would-be thief brandished a knife and stabbed him around 6:45 p.m., authorities say.

Police say the suspect is now in custody.

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