Stabbing incident: Armed law enforcement shoot suspect in Glasgow town heart
Assistant Main Constable with Police Scotland Steve Johnson claimed the male suspect was shot by armed police and a police officer was injured though working with the incident.
“We are continuing to offer with the incident on West George Avenue #Glasgow and would question individuals to stay away from the space,” Johnson said.
“However, I would like to reassure the general public that this is a contained incident and that the wider public is not at risk. Armed police officers attended the incident and I can ensure that a male suspect was shot by an armed officer.
“I would like to reassure the public that at this time we are not looking for any person else in relation to this incident. I can also verify that a police officer was hurt when dealing with the incident and that officer is receiving treatment in healthcare facility,” Johnson explained.
The police federation mentioned “the relatives of the officer has been notified and is staying supported by the provider.”
Scotland’s To start with Minister Nicola Sturgeon mentioned the reviews have been “truly dreadful” and questioned the community by way of Twitter to keep away from the location of where by the incident took position, even though the law enforcement deal with it, and not to share unconfirmed information and facts.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tweeted that he was “deeply saddened” by the incident.
“Deeply saddened by the awful incident in Glasgow, my thoughts are with all the victims and their households. Thank you to our courageous emergency solutions who are responding,” Johnson tweeted.
British isles Dwelling Secretary Priti Patel said the reviews coming out of the Glasgow incident are “deeply alarming” and asked the community to stay away from the spot.
She tweeted: “Deeply alarming experiences coming from Glasgow. Be sure to stick to police tips and stay away from the area.”
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CNN’s Dan Wright and Schams Elwazer contributed reporting.
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