Finnish police shoot man who stabs 8 people in Turku; 2 dead

 

August 18, 2017



HELSINKI (AP) — A man stabbed eight people Friday in Finland's western city of Turku, killing two of them, before police shot him in the thigh and detained him, police said. Authorities were looking for more potential suspects in the attack.

A suspect — who police said was "a youngish man with a foreign background" — was being treated in the city's main hospital but was in police custody. Security was being stepped up across the Nordic country, Interior Minister Paula Risikko told reporters at a news conference.

The man's identity and nationality were being investigated. Police said h...



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