SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) — Officials have released the identity of a man who was accused of stabbing someone while in the parking lot of a business in Sioux City.

According to a release from the Sioux City Police Department, Michael Dale Carson Jr. has been charged with first-degree burglary after he was accused of stabbing a 53-year-old man who was getting back in his vehicle that was parked in the Sam’s Mini Mart parking lot.

Officials say they received the report of the stabbing at 1:08 p.m. on Monday, and the victim told officials that a grey Kia Sorento pulled up behind his vehicle and was blocking him in.

Carson allegedly got out of his vehicle and was armed with a knife, according to the release. As the victim was sitting in the driver’s seat when Carson allegedly began stabbing him.

The release specified that Carson allegedly fled from the business in his vehicle and the victim was taken to a local hospital.

Officials were able to find Carson a short time later and he was arrest.


A man has been arrested after allegedly stabbing someone near the Sam’s Mini-Mart on Morningside Avenue on Monday.

A man was leaving Sam’s Mini-Mart when he was approached by another man, according to Community Policing Sergeant Thomas Gill. The two had some sort of exchange, and according to Gill, the exchange escalated which led to the man who approached stabbing the other man in the arm and then leaving the scene in a Kia Sorento. Gill said the wound was bloody but not life-threatening.

Gill said that while police were searching for the man in the Sorento, they received a call from a woman who was at the Lakeport Commons who reportedly saw a man in her vehicle that she did not know. The man noticed her and attempted to flee in a Kia Sorento.

Police were able to locate the Sorento and arrest the man. He is currently being questioned by police and is believed to be the suspect of both crimes.

This is a developing story. We’ll bring you more information as we learn more.