Two people have been stabbed at Macy’s in Destiny USA.
Syracuse Police tell NewsChannel 9 a confrontation between two people emerged leading up to the stabbing.
Police say it happened around 4:13 pm. Officers located two males in their 20’s suffering from stab wounds.
The first victim had a stab wound to his abdomen and the second victim had a stab wound to his back.
Both victims were transported to Upstate University Hospital for treatment. Syracuse Police say any injuries do not appear to be life threatening.
Shoppers were asked to evacuate Macy’s.
This is a developing story and we will update when we have more information.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Syracuse Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at (315) 442-5222.
Destiny USA sent NewsChannel 9 the following statement:
Safety is our highest priority at Destiny USA. The isolated incident that took place inside of Macy’s is absolutely unacceptable and will not be tolerated. We are cooperating fully and actively participating with the Syracuse Police in the ongoing investigation. While this incident undermines the tireless efforts by our security team, community partners and local law enforcement agencies that make Destiny USA a year-round family friendly destination, it only strengthens our resolve to remain vigilant and committed to providing a safe environment for our guests, employees and tenants.
Director, Corporate Communications Pyramid Management Group
A look at the scene at Macy’s. Stay with @NewsChannel9 for the latest. Follow @NeSommavilla, she’s there tonight. #LocalSYR pic.twitter.com/AobUwiaw6E— Josh Martin (@JoshMartinNC9) November 23, 2018
Pacsun is blocked off and police have put evidence markers in the store. Workers are still inside. @NewsChannel9 #LocalSYR pic.twitter.com/i1WR2EJImE— Julia LeBlanc (@JuliaLeBlancNC9) November 23, 2018
Everything seems to be moving swiftly downstairs here At Macy’s. A worker cautioned me to stay away from the men’s department upstairs #LocalSYR @NewsChannel9 pic.twitter.com/Ka38inRS6e— Julia LeBlanc (@JuliaLeBlancNC9) November 23, 2018