Turku, August 18 (TNS): Police in Finland on Friday shot a man who reportedly stabbed several people in the city of Turku.
Witnesses reporting hearing multiple gunshots and seeing at least one person lying lifeless on the ground at the city centre’s market square, local media reported.
At least two people more people have been injured, according to Finland’s national broadcaster Yle.
A reporter at the scene said the body on the ground had been covered.
South-West Finland police tweeted: “Several people stabbed in central Turku. People are requested to avoid the city centre.”
They added the suspected attacker had been shot in the leg and taken into custody.