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Man Shot After Toddler Stabbed In NE Minn.

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities shot and wounded a man outside a home in northeastern Minnesota after he was suspected of stabbing a toddler Tuesday night, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities said the incident happened at about 5:30 p.m. at a residence in the city of Babbitt. Police responded to a report of a disturbance at the home, and when they arrived, the man was armed with a knife and came out of the home with a 3-year-old girl.

Officers called for back-up, then shot the suspect. The 27-year-old man and the girl were taken to a hospital in Ely. The conditions of both the suspect and the girl are not available at this time. The incident remains under investigation.

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