Police Shoot Suspected Attacker at the Hague After 3 Injured in Stabbings

Three people have been stabbed in western Dutch city of The Hague, according to local authorities. The suspect was arrested after being shot in the leg by police at the scene.

The incident happened at the Johanna Westerdijkplein in the center of the city at around 3:30pm local time. Police issued a statement on Twitter confirming the suspect had been known to them.

Shocking footage from the scene, shared by local broadcaster Omroep West, shows police firing shots at the suspect and him collapsing. Several gunshots can be heard amid shouting as police deal with the incident.

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