One in Custody Following Alleged Stabbing at Fort Dodge Walmart

Fort Dodge police say one man is in custody following a Tuesday afternoon stabbing incident. Officers were dispatched to Walmart on 1st Avenue South at 2:57. At the scene, Lt. Chuck Guthrie says an unidentified white male was stabbed in the thigh area by an unidentified black male. The incident occurred outside in the parking lot; there were two witnesses. Guthrie said the victim was transported to UnityPoint Trinity Regional Medical Center with what is believed to be a non life-threatening injury. He reported the victim was standing on his own when officers arrived. The alleged suspect was caught and arrested in the Hy-Vee parking lot across the street. Additional information has not been released

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