Suspect Shot Dead, Six Injured Including Police Officer Injured at Glasgow Asylum Seeker Hostel Stabbing

Oliver JJ Lane

„Police shot dead a man suspected of stabbing several people in a Glasgow hotel reportedly being used for asylum seeker accommodation on Friday afternoon.

The incident took place after 1300 in central Glasgow and saw one man killed by a police officer and six individuals, including a police officer, stabbed The incident appears to surround the city’s Park Inn Hotel, with injured individuals carried out of the hotel on stretchers. Police are not treating the attack as terrorism-related.

Three people — possibly including the perpetrator — were initially reported to have been killed by several local sources. As the British state broadcaster the BBC reports this, fortunately, appears to have not been the case, and Police Scotland have subsequently confirmed one fatality and six injured.“ (…)