Scottish police have stated a male suspect had been shot useless in a stabbing incident in Glasgow’s metropolis centre and that six folks together with a police officer had additionally been injured.
Police Scotland’s Assistant Chief Constable Steve Johnson stated on Friday the state of affairs was contained and the broader public was not in danger.
In an announcement later within the day, police stated “the incident in West George Avenue Glasgow will not be being handled as terrorism”, including that its investigation continued and other people ought to keep away from speculating in regards to the motive of the assault.
In an earler assertion, police stated that the suspect who was shot by armed police had died.
“Six different persons are in hospital for therapy to their accidents together with a police officer, who’s in a important however steady situation,” the assertion stated.
There was a heavy police presence on West George Avenue with greater than a dozen police autos in attendance.
Photographs on social media appeared to indicate armed police getting into a constructing and a lot of emergency autos outdoors.
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon stated the reviews are “actually dreadful” and that she is being up to date.
UK’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson stated he was “saddened” by the incident.
“Deeply saddened by the horrible incident in Glasgow, my ideas are with all of the victims and their households,” Johnson stated in a tweet. “Thanks to our courageous emergency companies who’re responding.”