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Police Officer Stabbed, Suspect Shot in Glasgow Metropolis Heart

Police Officer Stabbed, Suspect Shot in Glasgow City Center


(LONDON) — A police officer within the Scottish metropolis of Glasgow was stabbed and a male suspect shot by an armed officer within the coronary heart of the town Friday.

Police Scotland mentioned the incident, which happened round 1:15 p.m., has been contained and that there isn’t any risk to the broader public.

Assistant Chief Constable Steve Johnson mentioned police are usually not in search of anybody else in relation to the incident and that the police officer who was injured is receiving therapy in a hospital.

The Scottish Police Federation, which represents the massive majority of Scottish law enforcement officials, mentioned it has notified the household of the injured officer.

In accordance with Sky Information, there have been a lot of individuals injured.

A heavy police presence on West George Road is in place with greater than a dozen police automobiles in attendance.

Photographs on social media seem to indicate armed police getting into a constructing and a lot of emergency automobiles exterior.

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon mentioned the experiences are “really dreadful” and that she is being up to date.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson mentioned he was “deeply saddened by the horrible incident in Glasgow” and that his ideas are with “all of the victims and their households.”