CLAYMONT, Del. (CBS) — Police are investigating a stabbing in the parking lot of a Delaware shopping mall that left a man hospitalized in serious condition.
The stabbing happened at about 2:15 a.m. Saturday in the parking lot of the Tri-State Mall on Naamans Road in Claymont.READ MORE: Hundreds Gather In Haddonfield For First Major Rollout Of Fourth Of July Fireworks Since Pandemic
According to investigators, a 27-year-old man and a group of friends were leaving the Simba Grill located inside of the Tri-State Mall.
As the group walked through the parking lot to their vehicle, the 27-year-old man separated from the group and walked to an unknown location of the parking lot.READ MORE: Wheeler, Hoskins, Realmuto Lift Phillies Over Cardinals 4-0
A few minutes later, the victim returned suffering from multiple stab wounds. He was taken by his friends to a local hospital where he is listed in serious condition with multiple stab wounds to the upper body.
A description of the suspect(s) was not immediately available.
Anyone with information on the stabbing is asked to call the Major Crimes Unit at Troop 2 at 302-834-2630, extension 206 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333.MORE NEWS: Woman Had Several Valuable Items Stolen While Helping Stranger In West Deptford, Police Say