RAPID CITY, S.D. – A woman has died after being stabbed in the parking lot of a Rapid City Walmart.
Rapid City police say they were called to the Walmart at about 3:20 p.m. for a report of a stabbing. A 30-year-old woman was found with multiple stab wounds in the parking lot. She was transported to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Her name has not been released.
The suspect was found barricaded in a bathroom at a nearby hotel with self-inflicted stab wounds. He was transported to a hospital and detained by law enforcement. His condition is unknown.
KOTA-TV reports that the woman was a Walmart employee. Rapid City police spokeswoman Tarah Heupel says she does not know if the two people knew each other.
Authorities are continuing to investigate.