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Bemidji Walmart stabbing not shopping related

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The Twitterverse is all a-tweet about a Black Friday stabbing at Wal-Mart in Bemidji. The rumor is partially true.

A 28-year-old man was stabbed at Wal-Mart, but it was on Thursday around 11 a.m. He phoned the Pioneer after seeing an earlier version of the story online Friday.

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“The incident is not Black Friday related and is currently under investigation,” said Bemidji Police Sgt. Dave Markert.

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Crystal Dey
Crystal Dey covers crime, courts, tribal relations and social issues for The Bemidji Pioneer. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey has worked for the Echo Press in Alexandria, Minnesota, The Forum in Fargo, North Dakota, The Tampa Tribune in Tampa, Florida, the Hartford Courant in Hartford and West Hartford News in West Hartford, Connecticut. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.
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