One dead after several people stabbed in Finland, one person apprehended: police

Posted on: August 18th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — One victim is dead after several people were stabbed today in the center of the Finnish city of Turku, according to police in Finland.

Police shot a perpetrator who is in police custody, Steffan Sundqvist, police chief inspector, told ABC News.

Police did not provide any information regarding the person in custody or a potential motive. Authorities are expected to hold a news conference.

Police earlier urged people to avoid the area.

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