2 Stabbed Near Light Rail Station Friday Night

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Two people were stabbed last night near the Hiawatha Light Rail Line at the Lake St./Midtown Station Friday night.

Minneapolis and Metro Transit Police were called to the scene at 10:37 p.m.

According to police, an argument broke out on the top level of the station, then moved to the street level where two young man were stabbed during the fight.

Both men were brought to the Hennepin County Medical Center where they were treated for their injuries. They are in stable condition and expected to recover.

Police said they arrested two suspects who are both being held at the Hennepin County Jail.

The light rail line and neighboring streets were closed off around the station for about 90 minutes while police investigated. Customers couldn’t get off or on the train there until 12:15 when the station reopened.

Metro Transit Police are investigating the case and have begun downloading video taken from recording devices at the station to see exactly what happened.


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