Woman dies after stabbing in Marshall that also resulted in suspect’s death

Domestic Violence: A Growing Issue in Minnesota

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(KSTP) – A woman who was critically injured in a stabbing Sunday morning in Marshall has died.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) confirmed that she died at a hospital Sunday night from her injuries.

Marshall police said an officer saw the woman being actively stabbed at around 2:40 a.m. Sunday after responding to a domestic disturbance.

After making contact with the male suspect who was stabbing the woman and deploying a Taser, the officer fatally shot him, police say.

None of the people involved have been publicly identified, but the BCA is investigating.

Police say the attack doesn’t appear to have been random.

If you or someone you know is experiencing abuse, several resources are available to offer help. For immediate help, contact:

More than 12 million people just in the U.S. are affected by domestic violence every year, according to the National Domestic Violence Hotline.

The organizations listed above can help connect victims to resources like safe shelter, advocacy, legal help and support groups.

The National Domestic Violence Hotline also offers tips for identifying abuse and supporting victims of abuse. CLICK HERE to see those.

Other organizations that can help include:

Minnesota also has a list of many other resources for victims of crimes that can be found HERE.