A suspected attacker has been shot dead by police in Glasgow, Scotland, according to reports.
Three people are believed to be dead in a stabbing incident, the BBC reported.
Police have sealed off the street around the scene at the Park Inn Radisson hotel.
They say the situation is contained.
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Police have confirmed that a male suspected attacker was shot dead by police in central Glasgow on Friday, according to Sky News.
Three people are believed to be dead after a stabbing in the Scottish city, the BBC reported. Officers responded to the area by the Park Inn Radisson hotel on West George Street.
A large number of police closed off the street and said as of 3 p.m. local time that the situation was contained.
A statement from Police Scotland said: “Emergency services are currently dealing with an incident on West George Street in Glasgow. The street is currently closed off and the public are asked to avoid the area at present. The situation is contained at this time and there is no danger to the general public.”
Linda Sinclair, a BBC reporter at the scene, tweeted a video of a large police presence at the scene, saying she had seen a person being taken away on a stretcher.
Police say incident in Glasgow city centre is contained and there is no danger to the public. Have seen a person being stretchered away from a building. pic.twitter.com/4n0OP0NOP4
— Linda Sinclair (@lindajsinclair) June 26, 2020
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon tweeted that her thoughts are with everyone involved in the “truly dreadful” situation.
The reports from Glasgow City Centre are truly dreadful. My thoughts are with everyone involved. I am being updated as the situation becomes clearer. Please help the emergency services do their jobs by staying away from the area – and please don’t share unconfirmed information.
— Nicola Sturgeon (@NicolaSturgeon) June 26, 2020
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