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Man steals knife from Target and stabs himself to death in front of horrified shoppers

By Mason White 2:01 PM April 1, 2016
Target store location (illustration) 

By: Tanya Malhotra
(Scroll down for video) Police were called to a Target in California, where a suicidal man stabbed himself to death in front of horrified shoppers, according to a police report.

The Fontana Police Department said that around 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, officers responded to a call about a man who stabbed himself in an aisle inside the Target store located in the 15000 block of Summit Avenue.

Upon arrival officers located the individual in the housewares section of the store with an apparent stab wound to the torso.

Surveillance video revealed that the suicidal man walked into the store and headed to the kitchen section. The man removed a knife out of a package before using it to stab himself.

The man was declared dead at the scene. There was no other victims in this incident. The store remained open for business despite the presence of the dead body in the kitchen aisle.