Police Search for Suspect in Overnight Stabbing

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A 27-year-old Sioux Falls man is recovering from surgery after being stabbed overnight.

Police say the victim ran into the Get-‘N-Go on Minnesota Avenue just before 3 a.m. Monday, claiming he had been shot. Police determined the man had been stabbed in the lower back and was transported to the hospital.

Police say they followed a “blood trail” to where the incident began on 10th Street and Spring Avenue. Police will be interviewing the victim once he is out of surgery.

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Sioux Falls Police tells KDLT News they don’t have much to go on in regard to the search for a stabbing suspect early Monday morning. The victim had been receiving care and as of 5:00 a.m., they hadn’t had a chance yet to talk with him.

The victim, police tell KDLT News, walked on his own into the Get-‘N-Go convenience store at the corner of 600 S. Minnesota early Monday morning with a stab wound to the back. Just before 3 a.m., a clerk called 911 to report the victim had come in seeking medical assistance. Police report that the incident did not happen on-site, rather it was in a nearby neighborhood. More information should be available later Monday morning at police briefing.

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