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4 stabbed in Taunton, Mass., suspect shot at mall

Police said the suspect crashed a vehicle into the Silver City Galleria mall

Police are investigating“multiple stabbings” that left three people dead, including the suspect who was later shot by an off-duty police officer just after 7 p.m. in a Taunton, Massachusetts mall.

The attacks took place at both the Silver City Galleria mall as well as a home on nearby Myricks Street Tuesday night.

The suspect apparently crashed a car into a storefront at the mall before attacking two people inside, according to an advisory from the Massachusetts State Police.Two others were stabbed inside of a home on Myricks Street before the mall attacks.

"There is no continuing threat to the public," police said in a statement.

The suspect's motivation remains under investigaiton, but police said they were not aware of any connection to terrorism.

Some witnesses took photos and videos at the scene.

Law enforcement sources told WHDH that the suspect crashed a stolen car into a Macy's storefront then went to the Bertucci's at the mall, where he stabbed a waitress and customer.

Fox 25 spoke to this neighbor, who said her son saw the commotion on Myricks Street:

 
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