Stabbing attack at Minnesota mall leaves at least eight injured

September 18, 2016 07:43

A person carried out a stabbing attack on Saturday at a mall in St. Cloud, Minnesota, injuring at least eight people before dying in the violent incident, officials said.

The attack at the Crossroads Mall about 60 miles (97 km) northwest of Minneapolis broke out shortly after 8 p.m. local time, St. Cloud police said in a statement.

Witnesses told media that they heard gunshots.

Police later confirmed the suspect was killed, according to the St. Cloud Times.

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