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Suspected Shoplifter Accidentally Cuts Himself with Knife

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -

Emergency crews are called out to the Walmart in Flour Bluff after a man is stabbed, runs out of the store and collapses in the parking lot.

However when police arrive, they find a different story.  This all happening at the Walmart along SPID in Flour Bluff around 8 Sunday evening.

Police say when they arrived they found the man in the parking lot.  The man told police someone had stabbed him in the leg, but when police looked back at the surveillance video, that wasn't the case.

Police say that the video shows the man attempting to shoplift and when he tried to cut a box open, he ended up cutting himself.  That's when he took a run for the door and stopped in the parking lot.

The suspect has been taken to the hospital. No word on his condition or what charges he will be facing.