Glasgow stabbing latest news LIVE: Attack near Park Inn leaves three feared dead in city centre incident

POLICE have swarmed a busy street in Glasgow allegedly after multiple people were stabbed.

Emergency crews are currently on the scene at the road in the city centre, which has been closed off.

Eyewitnesses claim to have seen multiple people stabbed during the reported knife attack.

Police say they are dealing with an "incident" and have urged the public to stay away,

They added: "The situation is contained at this time and there is no danger to the general public."

Follow for all the latest news and updates on the Glasgow stabbing attack…

  • MATT HANCOCK: 'DEEPLY DISTRESSING'

    The health secretary has declared today's incident in Glasgow “deeply distressing”.

  • MEDICS ENTER HOTEL

    An emergency medical responder is seen entering the Glasgow City Centre Park Inn Hotel.

    There is still a heavy police presence at the scene.

  • ARMED COPS GUARD HOTEL

    Armed officers can be seen standing outside Glasgow City Centre Park Inn Hotel, in which “multiple stabbings” are believed to have taken place.

    Cops are believed to be securing the hotel in West George Street to ensure it is safe.

  • SIX PEOPLE IN HOSPITAL

    Scottish Police have confirmed six casualties from today's stabbings in Glasgow are being treated in hospital.

    The casualties include one officer who attended the incident.

  • POLICE 'CONTINUING TO DEAL WITH INCIDENT'

    Police are continuing to deal with today's incident in Glasgow, Police Scotland have confirmed on Twitter.

  • SUSPECT SHOT DEAD

    Scotland Police have confirmed that the suspect shot by officers in Glasgow today has died.

    Cops also confirmed on Twitter that six people, including one officer, are being treated in hospital.

  • AMBULANCE CREWS TREAT CASUALTIES

    Ambulance crews were seen wheeling away a casualty at the scene in West George Street this afternoon.

    Police accompanied the casualty.

  • WITNESS 'SAW RECEPTIONIST STABBED'

    One witness, who gave his name as John, said he saw two people stabbed in the hotel.

    He said he came down from the third floor of the hotel to see the reception covered in blood.

    He said: “One receptionist had been stabbed behind the receptionist desk.

    “And then when I went down to the entrance I shouted at him and told him to stay calm and I will call for help

    “When I went to the entrance I saw another receptionist was fighting for his life and had been stabbed.

    “There were two police officers there assisting him.”

  • WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR…

    • A male suspect was shot by armed cops in Glasgow's city centre
    • At least three people are believed to have been injured in the knifing horror
    • Emergency services have declared a major incident
    • Boris Johnson said he is 'deeply saddened' by the attack

    'PUBLIC NOT AT RISK'

    Police have said the wider public is “not at risk” from today's attacks in Glasgow.

    In a statement on Twitter, assistant chief constable Steve Johnson said: “We are continuing to deal with the incident on West George Street glasgow and would ask people to avoid the area.

    “However, I would like to reassure the public that this is a contained incident and that the wider public is not at risk.

    “Armed police officers attended the incident and I can confirm that a male suspect was shot by an armed officer.”

    He added: “I would like to reassure the public that at this time we are not looking for anyone else in relation to this incident.

    “I can also confirm that a police officer was injured while dealing with the incident and that officer is receiving treatment in hospital.”

    'I SAW PEOPLE WITH BLOOD ON THE GROUND'

    A witness told Sky News: “I saw people being treated with blood on the ground.

    “I saw people running out of the hotel with the police shouting 'put your hands up, put your hands up, come out'.

    “There were police cars, ambulances all over the street and they cordoned it off. Police were shouting to people in other buildings near the Park Inn hotel to stay inside and not come into the street.

    “I saw at least three people injured and they were taken away in ambulances.”

    KNIFE ATTACK MAPPED

    ARMED COPS SEARCH HOTEL

    Armed cops are currently securing the Park Inn Hotel in West George Street, Glasgow.

    Police are reportedly searching rooms in the hotel methodically to ensure the building is secure, with no-one else inside.

    A spokesman for Police Scotland said: “Emergency services are currently dealing with an incident in West George Street in Glasgow.

    “The street is currently closed off and the public are asked to avoid the area at present.

    “The situation is contained at this time and there is no danger to the general public.”

    WITNESS 'SAW MAN ON GROUND'

    Witness Craig Milroy, who saw the aftermath of the incident from an office building, said he had seen four people taken away in ambulances.

    He said: “I saw a man lying on the ground, of African descent, with no shoes on. He was on the ground with someone holding his side – I don't know if it was a bullet wound, a stab wound, or what it was.”

    Mr Milroy said the man was one of the four taken away by medics and believed him to be a victim of an attack.

    He added: “After that we saw commotion, ambulances further up and we saw armed police all running into the hotel next to the Society Room.

    “We were still standing outside, after that the police all came down, the riot police and triage team told us to go back in and lock the door.”

    STARMER: 'EXTREMELY CONCERNING'

    Labour leader Keir Starmer has called today's incident “extremely concerning”.

    AMBULANCE CREWS TREAT PATIENTS

    Ambulance crews are pictured treating casualties at the scene of the 'multiple stabbings' in West George Street, Glasgow, today.

    It has been reported that three people have died.

    BORIS JOHNSON 'DEEPLY SADDENED'

    MALE SUSPECT SHOT BY OFFICER

    Police Scotland Assistant Chief Constable Steve Johnson said in a statement: “We are continuing to deal with the incident on West George Street Glasgow and would ask people to avoid the area.

    “However, I would like to reassure the public that this is a contained incident and that the wider public is not at risk.

    “Armed police officers attended the incident and I can confirm that a male suspect was shot by an armed officer.

    “I would like to reassure the public that at this time we are not looking for anyone else in relation to this incident. I can also confirm that a police officer was injured while dealing with the incident and that officer is receiving treatment in hospital.”

    'DEEPLY ALARMING'

    The Home Secretary has declared today's 'stabbings' in Glasgow “deeply alarming”.

    Priti Patel has asked bystanders to avoid the area.

    THREE FEARED DEAD

    Three people are feared to have been killed and a police officer injured in a city centre stabbing.

    The officer is said to be receiving treatment in hospital.

    Horrified witnesses have reported that “multiple” people – including a police officer – may have been stabbed in a broad daylight knife attack.

    Three people are believed to have died, the BBC reports.

    'TRULY DREADFUL'

    Nicola Sturgeon has declared today's events in Glasgow, “truly dreadful”.

    POLICE OFFICER STABBED

    The Scottish Police federation have confirmed an officer was stabbed in Glasgow today.

    STURGEON: 'PLEASE FOLLOW POLICE ADVICE'

    Nicola Sturgeon has urged people in Glasgow to follow police advice as authorities deal with the incident.

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