Maryland police shot, killed man who stabbed 5 people

COCKEYSVILLE, Md. — Maryland police shot and killed a man who stabbed five people Saturday, Sept. 28, authorities said.

Reports came in around 1:45 p.m. ET of a man threatening people and demanding money at a liquor store at the Hunt Valley Towne Centre in Cockeysville, near Towson, Baltimore County police spokesperson Jen Peach said during a press conference.

The man stabbed four people in the liquor store, then fled and stabbed another person in front of a restaurant, Peach said. All five victims had injuries not believed to be life-threatening Peach said.

Officers caught up with the suspect at an intersection before the fatal shooting. The man wasn’t immediately identified.

It wasn’t immediately clear how many officers shot the man, or how many rounds were fired, Peach said. Authorities didn’t say whether the suspect was threatening officers.

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