South King Fire officials say a loss prevention officer at a Federal Way Walmart was stabbed in the stomach by a shoplifting suspect Friday night.

Details are developing. Here's what we know as of 11 p.m. Friday:

  • The incident happened at the Walmart on 16th Ave S in Federal Way.
  • The security guard said he followed a female suspect out of the store; that's when he was stabbed in the abdomen.
  • The suspect was stopped by bystanders until Federal Way police arrived.
  • The injured loss prevention officer was transported to Harborview Medical Center. His condition was unknown.