Fatal attack in city

Man shot dead in Glasgow hotel incident

The scene of today’s incident captured by Sky News

A man has been shot dead by police following a stabbing attack in the stairwell of a hotel in Glasgow city centre used by asylum seekers.

Six people aged between 17 and 53 are being treated in hospital, including a 42-year-old police officer whose condition was described as “critical but stable”.

It had been reported earlier that two other people had died at the Park Inn in West George Street.

Police said the incident was not being treated as terrorism. A police spokesman said the situation was “contained” and there was no danger to the general public.

The suspected attacker was shot dead by armed police.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said reports of the incident were “truly dreadful” and she was being “updated as the situation becomes clearer”

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