WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — A woman was rushed to the hospital after police say she was stabbed in the back by a man in front of a Walmart.
A news release from the Salina Police Department says on Wednesday around 11:45 a.m., officers were dispatched to the Walmart on 9th Street in Salina to reports of a stabbing.
When officers arrived, they found a 26-year-old woman with a stab wound to her back. They were directed to a 71-year-old man who was still at the scene, and he was identified as the man who stabbed the woman.
The woman was rushed to a local hospital, where she is currently being treated. The Salina Police Department says she underwent surgery and is expected to make a full recovery.
The man was taken into custody, and charges are pending
Police say the motive is unclear, and investigators are working to find additional information.