3 people stabbed outside Vancouver church, suspect killed by police

April 10, 2015 3:40 AM

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Officers shot and killed a man Thursday after three people were stabbed outside a church in the Downtown Eastside neighborhood, investigators said.

Police received a call at about 5 p.m. about a man stabbing people and arrived to find the suspect wielding a knife outside the church. A police statement said officers tried to arrest the suspect without success and fired multiple rounds from a bean bag shotgun in an attempt to control him.

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