Baltimore County Mass Stabbing

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Five People were transported to the hospital after a mass stabbing incident at the Hunt Valley Towne Center in Baltimore County on Saturday afternoon. The attacker was killed by police.

Police received a call at around 1:43 p.m. on Saturday about a suspect who was  being aggressive with customers and demanding money. They were told he had a “boxcutter.” As police were enroute, they received another call about a stabbing at the Hunt Valley Wine Liquor and Beer Store in the mall.

When they arrived, they found 4 stabbing victims. They also learned that the suspect fled to Noodles and  Company in the same mall, where he stabbed a fifth victim.

Police engaged the suspect,  and learned that he did not have a “box cutter”, but a 3 inch knife.  When the suspect failed to drop the weapon, police shot and killed him.

An off-duty Fire Captain at the shopping mall rendered aid to one of the victims. All of the 5 victims were said to have non-life-threatening injuries, but were transported to  local hospitals.

The incident is being investigated by both Baltimore County Police Department and the Maryland Transit Administration Police. The suspect may be the same one that was involved in a major disturbance with the MTA earlier on Saturday. The law enforcement agencies are working to learn the identity of the suspect, and find out more about him.

This is the statement given by the Baltimore County Police PIO ( Press Information Officer):

Featured photo: screenshot via wmar2news.

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