Multiple Injured in Mass Stabbing Incident in Minnesota Mall

Police have confirmed multiple injuries in a mass stabbing incident in St. Cloud, Minnesota’s Crossroads Mall. The suspect, police say, is dead, though they have not provided more information. The incident appears to have begun sometime between 8:20 and 9PM local time, according to various local news reports. The St. Cloud Times reports that the mall has been walled off by a “major police presence,” and that multiple people have been stabbed. While the police confirmed that they believe the suspect is dead, though they are following other leads on potential accomplices, they have not indicated the condition of those injured. “Unofficial reports from the scene say there may be multiple gunshot and stabbing victims,” the Times reports. Local NBC affiliate KARE 11 has posted some photos of the mall and confirmed that the suspect is dead. St. Cloud police confirm multiple stabbing victims at Crossroads Center. Suspect dead inside. @kare11 — Heidi Wigdahl (@HeidiWigdahl) September 18, 2016 BREAKING: on scene at Crossroads Mall in St. Cloud where a large police presence is on scene — D.P. (@DPet_KARE11News) September 18, 2016 Witnesses say the incident occurred quickly, with no notifications from mall personnel that an emergency was ongoing. Those who escaped say they