A Walmart employee in Auburn is in critical condition after a coworker stabs him in the store.

By Charles Opara

According to police, a physical altercation between two employees led to a stabbing at the Walmart Supercenter at the Outlet Collection Seattle in Auburn on Wednesday morning.

The suspect, a 26-year-old man, was apprehended and is speaking with detectives.

At the Auburn Walmart, a Walmart employee stabs a coworker.(TAN)

According to Auburn police, the victim, a 31-year-old male who was transported to Harborview Medical Center, is in critical condition with life-threatening injuries. Just before 5 a.m., the victim was stabbed four to six times and suffered significant blood loss at the 762 Outlet Collection Way store location.

According to a Walmart employee, the incident began with a fight between the suspect and the victim inside the store, which was closed at the time.