What started as simple robbery attempt quickly escalated into a violent, multi-victim incident after the would-be thief was caught stealing from two men inside a fitting room.
Chief Potts says the victim interrupted the theft and the suspect pulled a knife on him.
Bloomington police said officers were at the scene but offered no further information.
After the victim let out a scream, his family rushed to help him while the suspect allegedly stabbed a second person. They don't believe the suspect knew the victims and Potts said he didn't know yet where the victims were from.
Abdirahaman sneaked into a men's fitting room at the Minnesota mall and tried to swipe something from a customer's belongings while the man was outside the fitting room modeling clothes for his family. "By the time we got to the main area - the men's department is to the right - more police started running in with their guns drawn".