Assistant Chief Constable with Police Scotland Steve Johnson said the male suspect was shot by armed police and a police officer was injured while dealing with the incident.
“We are continuing to deal with the incident on West George Street #Glasgow and would ask people to avoid the area,” Johnson said.
“However, I would like to reassure the public that this is an incident and that the wider public is not at risk. Armed police officers attended the incident and I can confirm that a male suspect was shot by an armed officer.
“I would like to reassure the public that at this time we are not looking for anyone else in relation to this incident. I can also confirm that a police officer was injured while dealing with the incident and that the officer is receiving treatment in the hospital.” Johnson said.
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has asked the public via Twitter to avoid the West George Street area of Glasgow where the incident took place, while police deals with it.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tweeted that he was “deeply saddened” by the incident.
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