Police Give Update on Melbourne Knife Attack

Police in Melbourne, Australia, told reporters that there was no known terrorism connection with a November 9 incident that saw a vehicle burst into flames and a man attack people with a knife on Bourke Street.

The Victoria Police said that they responded to reports of the vehicle on fire at about 4.30 that afternoon, where they were confronted by a man wielding a knife and discovered that civilians had been stabbed.

The knife-wielding man was shot in the chest by police and was taken to hospital in a critical condition.

Police said that three people had been stabbed and one of the victims was dead.

At the time of the update, police said that the bomb response unit had cordoned off the area and were making sure the scene is safe. They were not looking for other offenders. Credit: Victoria Police via Storyful