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Glasgow stabbing attack: Live updates

June 26, 2020. Summarized by summa-bot.

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - JUNE 26: Police officers at the scene after reports of three people being killed in a central Glasgow hotel on June 26, 2020 in Glasgow, Scotland. A knifeman stabbed three people to death in the stairwell of the Park Inn Hotel on West George Street, Glasgow before being shot himself by armed police. The Scottish Police Federation (SPF) said an officer was stabbed during the major incident. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

From CNN's Amy Woodyatt and Niamh Kennedy

“We are aware of an incident at West George Street in Glasgow, which is currently being investigated by the police,” a Home Office spokesperson said.

Speaking in response to reports of a police officer being stabbed in an incident in Glasgow earlier today, David Hamilton, Chairman of the Scottish Police Federation said: “Whilst there is understandable and considerable public interest in the major incident in Glasgow earlier today, our focus at this time is in assisting the family of our colleague who has been seriously injured.

Police have confirmed that a suspect involved in the incident in Glasgow has been shot dead, and six others are in hospital.

"Please do not circulate rumours or hearsay of the incident in Glasgow, Police Scotland will share information" when appropriate, Yousaf said.

A male suspect has been shot by an armed officer and a police officer was injured while dealing with the incident, police said Friday.

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