Three people were believed to have been killed on Friday in a stabbing incident in central Glasgow, local media reported.
Sky News quoted eyewitnesses as saying that they saw people, bloodied, being taken on stretchers from the Park Inn hotel in the city center.
The suspect involved in the deadly stabbing incident were shot by armed police officer, Glasgow police confirmed, adding that the incident has been contained and there is no further threat to the public.
“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,” said Greater Glasgow Police in a statement earlier.
“We are aware of reports a police officer has been stabbed in an incident in Glasgow city center,” the Scottish Police Federation tweeted.
“Further updates will be provided when we are able to do so,” said the federation.
Armed police were seen entering the hotel with public warned to stay away.
Source: Xinhua – LONDON