Breaking News!!: St. Cloud, MN: Person referencing Allah attacks people at Crossroads Center with a knife.
A person who made references to Allah went on an attack on people at the Crossroads Center in St. Cloud, Minnesota.
The knife attacks occurred at around 8:00pm CT on Saturday, September 17th, 2016.
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At least 8 people were hurt in a knife attack, and the suspect has been shot and killed by an off-duty law enforcement officer.
Authorities say the suspected attacker made references to Allah.
According to St. Cloud Police Chief Blair Anderson, an armed suspect, carrying a knife, entered the Crossroads Center where the individual made some references to Allah.
Authorities have confirmed that the suspect asked at least one person if they were Muslim before he assaulted them.
St. Cloud Police Chief Blair Anderson said the suspect’s motive isn’t yet known and declined to call the knife attacks an act of terrorism.
According to St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis, none of the 8 people injured suffered life threatening injuries, and all but one had been released from the hospital.
More information still coming into ZachNews.