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1 killed in Melbourne stabbing

IANS  |  Melbourne 

One person was killed and two others were injured on Friday in a stabbing incident in while the suspect has been shot by police.

The police initially responded to a vehicle fire on Bourke Street, reports news.

When police arrived at the scene, "they were confronted by a male brandishing a knife and threatening them", told reporters.

"Police shot the male in the chest and he is now in a critical condition under in hospital," he said.

Clayton said there was no known link to and police were not looking for other offenders at this stage, but they were calling for witnesses and those with visual evidence such as video and photos to come forward.

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First Published: Fri, November 09 2018. 13:56 IST
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