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Police investigating stabbing at Mall of America

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (KMSP) – Bloomington police are investigating a stabbing at the Mall Of America.

Police say they were dispatched to Macy’s around 6:40 p.m. on a report of a stabbing.

When police arrived they found two adult males had been stabbed in the dressing room in the men’s department of Macy’s.


Police say a man was in the dressing room when the suspect, identified as 20-year-old Mahad Abdirahaman of Minneapolis, tried to steal some of his items. When the victim confronted Abdirahaman he drew a knife and stabbed the victim.

Members of the victims family intervened. While they intervened, Abdirahaman stabbed another adult male.

Family members were able to detain the Abdirahaman until police arrived and took him into custody.

Both adult males were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

It is not believed the Abdirahaman knew the victims.