One person was killed, three others hurt and a suspect was in custody following a “stabbing incident” Friday morning in downtown Austin, police and emergency officials said.
Police said they were still searching for a suspect and no arrests had been made after the attack at about 19:45 local time (18:45 GMT).
Images and videos on social media showed dozens of Black Friday shoppers running away from the scene.
Three young people were treated in hospital, but were later able to go home, police said.
The incident happened at the Hudson’s Bay store in the city’s Grote Marktstraat or main market square area.
Police have urged the public to contact them if they witnessed the attack.
Officials have also requested that anyone with images or footage of the stab attack send it to police.
An initial description of the suspect suggested police were looking for a man aged between 45 to 50 wearing a grey tracksuit.
A teenager near New York City was stabbed to death in an attack witnessed by dozens of onlookers — some who rolled video of the slaying rather than help stop it, police said Tuesday.
Khaseen Morris, 16, and a friend were set upon by as many as a half-dozen people Monday in an after-school brawl in front of a pizzeria in a strip mall parking lot in Oceanside, a Long Island community about 30 miles east of Manhattan, authorities said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sirhan Sirhan, imprisoned for more than 50 years for the 1968 assassination of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, was hospitalized Friday after being stabbed by a fellow inmate at a San Diego prison.
A statement from the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said the stabbing occurred Friday afternoon at the Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility near San Diego.
Police have made an arrest after an argument led to a stabbing in Downtown Pittsburgh late Tuesday night.
According to a criminal complaint for Michael Bob, Jr., 25, the incident began when Bob was having an argument with another man near Wood Street and Liberty Avenue.Police said a 33-year-old man got out of his vehicle and approached Bob, leading to another exchange of words.
According to the court paperwork, Bob allegedly said “I’ll stab you all right now,” pushed the 33-year-old man twice and, as that man prevented Bob from getting onto a bus, stabbed him.
Authorities say one of three men stabbed in an Erie club over the weekend has died.
The Erie Times-News reports that the county coroner’s office says the 34-year-old man was pronounced dead shortly after 3:30 a.m. Saturday at UPMC Hamot. Deputy Coroner John Maloney says an autopsy is planned Monday.Officers responding to The Culture in downtown Erie found a lot of blood at the scene and a trail of blood from the club to the sidewalk outside. Police were then told that three stabbing victims had been taken to UPMC Hamot by private vehicles.
Maloney said a 25-year-old man and a 27-year-old man were treated and one was admitted to the hospital. One victim was wanted on an arrest warrant. Police were questioning several people in the stabbings.