One person died and five were injured in a stabbing at a supermarket in Assago, a suburb of Milan, local media reported. The deceased is a 30-year-old cashier who died while being taken to the hospital. Monza’s Spanish player Pablo Mar Villar is among the injured.
The attack happened around 18:30 (16:30 GMT) when a man, later identified as Italian, aged 45, grabbed a knife from the shelves of a Carrefour supermarket in the mall and began stabbing people. People wounded five. According to the first reports. He was later arrested by the police.
Among the injured are four men aged 28, 30, 40 and 80. The condition of three is serious, the second one was evacuated by helicopter. One of the injured Spanish defenders is on loan at Silvio Berlusconi’s Monza this season, but his health is unknown.
At the moment, the motivation of the incident is unknown.
The Carrefour chain said in a press release that it was “extremely close to the employees and customers involved in the attack and their families” and confirmed that the police had been called immediately and that the assailant had been arrested. Likewise, the company immediately activated a “psychological support service for all employees directly or indirectly involved in the incident.”
Source: El Diario