BREAKING NEWS: One person is stabbed to death and two others are wounded inside a Wells Fargo bank branch at an Oregon shopping center
- One person was killed and two others injured in stabbings at Murray Hill Marketplace shopping center in Beaverton, Oregon
- Suspect fled in a stolen car but was later apprehended by police
- Incident possibly began as a robbery at Wells Fargo bank
- Bystander said he saw a badly wounded woman with her face covered in bandages ‘like a pillow’ being carried out of the bank
At least three people were stabbed, one fatally, during a violent incident in Beaverton, Oregon, late this morning.
Police say the knife attack took place at the Murray Hill Marketplace shopping center at around 11.30am Pacific Time.
A Beaverton Police Department spokesperson said officials received reports of multiple stabbing victims at a Wells Fargo bank branch.
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At least three people were stabbed, one fatally, during an attack at this Wells Fargo bank atthe Murray Hill shopping center in Beaverton, Oregon, late this morning
The incident possibly began as a robbery at this Wells Fargo bank on Southwest Teal Boulevard
A bystander reported seeing a badly wounded woman with her face covered in bandages ‘like a pillow’ being carried out of the bank
A suspect in the attack stole a car and fled the scene, but was apprehended about 10 minutes later in nearby Tigard.
The surviving stabbing victims were rushed to hospitals for treatment. There is no word on their conditions at this time.
Washington County dispatchers told Fox12 Oregon the call began as a report of a bank robbery in the 14000 block of Southwest Teal Boulevard.
Dillon Prickett told The Oregonian/OregonLive he pulled up to a cafe located next door to the Wells Fargo bank and saw police officers going inside past a visibly shaken employee.
‘She looked at me and she was crying,’ Prickett recalled. ‘All of the mascara was coming down her face.’
The eyewitness added he later saw what appeared to be a seriously wounded woman being carried out of the bank on a stretcher.
‘She had so much bandaging on her face, it looked like an airplane pillow,’ he said.
Police say the suspect stole a car from the parking and fled but was later arrested
Murray Hill Marketplace is home to several businesses, including a bank, a fitness center, Safeway and Starbucks
The Well Fargo bank is part of a shopping complex that also includes a credit union, Planet Fitness, Safeway and Starbucks, among other businesses.
Located in the suburbs of Portland, Beaverton is known for being Nike’s headquarters.