MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Police responding to a backyard in Apple Valley Monday morning found a man armed with a knife and a woman with multiple knife wounds.

After disarming the man, police noticed a self-inflicted blade wound. The man died on the scene.

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The woman was given first aid and taken to Regions Hospital, where her condition is listed as critical.

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Police arrived at the home on the 13500 block of Everest Avenue shortly before 4 a.m. after being notified of a vehicle off the roadway.

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Police are not releasing the identities of the man or the woman until relatives are informed.