This is a breaking story – please stay tuned for updates.
[UPDATE: 11:07am Sunday EST] – The Minnesota mall stabber was a “soldier of the Islamic State’ ISIS-linked news agency claims.
[UPDATE: 1:29am EST] – It is being reported from many local reporters in Minnesota that the man who went on the Minnesota mall stabbing spree referenced Allah during the attack and asked people if they were Muslim before attacking.
In a third reported incident Saturday all within 12 hours of each other, a mass stabbing around 8:30pm local time took place at the Crossroads Mall in St. Cloud Minnesota. One person is reported dead and six others are injured. It is the suspect that is dead.
A St. Cloud, Minnesota, Police Sgt., Jason Burke said in a statement, “The individual we believe to be responsible for the victims’ stab wounds is currently deceased inside the mall.”
This is after two IED explosions took place on Saturday. The first IED explosion was in New Jersey Saturday morning at the Marine Semper Fi 5k race that luckily didn’t hit anyone because the race started later than it was supposed to. Otherwise hundreds of people would have been in the vicinity of the IED.
The second IED explosion was in downtown Manhattan with 25 injured. Both of those investigations are ongoing to determine details and to determine if the NYC explosion was a bomb or chemicals from a construction site.
There are no details on who the suspect is who went on the stabbing spree in Minnesota.
Read about the first NYC IED here.
Read about the second NYC IED here.