86.16 F
Rexburg
August 5, 2021
Breaking News

Maryland police shoot and kill a man who stabbed 5 people

(CNN) — Maryland police shot and killed a man who stabbed five people Saturday, authorities said.

Reports came in around 1:45 p.m. ET of a man threatening people and demanding money at a liquor store at the Hunt Valley Towne Centre in Cockeysville, near Towson, Baltimore County police spokesperson Jen Peach said during a press conference.

The man stabbed four people in the liquor store, then fled and stabbed another person in front of a restaurant, Peach said. All five victims had non-life threatening injuries, Peach said.

Witnesses told CNN affiliate WJZ-TV that liquor store employees asked the man to leave the store twice. The man left, changed his clothes and came back with a knife, witnesses said. Employees and customers grabbed wine bottles to defend themselves.

Officers caught up with the suspect at an intersection before the fatal shooting. The man has not been identified, Peach said.

It’s unknown how many officers shot the man or how many rounds were fired, Peach said. Authorities have not said whether the suspect was threatening officers.

Related posts

THC products like ‘Dank Vapes’ are playing a major role in outbreak of lung illnesses, CDC says

O D

My husband lost his job last week. Should we cut our budget down to bare bones or continue to live as usual?

O D

Utah’s vaping illness count hits 71, THC main cause

O D

News Misdemeanor warrant leads to new charges for Idaho Falls man

O D

Rexburg Police is seeking credit card theft suspect

N L

‘Karate Kid’ actor Robert Garrison dead at 59

O D