Police: Suspect still sought in fatal Sioux Falls stabbing

Published: Dec. 10, 2019 at 6:19 AM CST
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UPDATE, 11 a.m.

Police say they are still searching for the suspect in a stabbing that left one person dead and another hurt in Sioux Falls.

Investigators believe they know who the suspect is, but no arrests have been made, according to Lt. Adam Petersen.

The stabbing took place at an apartment complex at Tennis Lane and Louise Avenue around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday.

When officers arrived, they found two people with stab wounds. One victim later died from their injuries.

Peterson gave an update on the investigation Tuesday during a media briefing. He said both victims were male, and both received multiple stab wounds. The second victim is expected to survive.

Police have not released the name of the suspect or victims, but Peterson said the public is not in danger.

The investigation is ongoing. Peterson said more details will likely be released later Tuesday.


Original story:

Authorities say one person is dead and another is hurt after an early-morning stabbing in southwest Sioux Falls.

Police responded to a report of a stabbing at an apartment complex on the 4500 block of S. Louise Avenue around 12:20 a.m. Tuesday.

When officers arrived, they found two people with stab wounds, according to Sgt. Sean Kooistra of the Sioux Falls Police Department. One of those victims later died as a result of their injuries.

The identity of the deceased has not been released, nor has the condition of the other victim.

Police have not said whether a suspect is in custody. The investigation is ongoing.