Sydney: a man intentionally enter into pedestrians, killing three people and injuring more than 15 people at the Centre of Australia’s second largest city, Melbourne, on Friday, but police said the incident was not a lunch he was linked to terrorism.
The police will eventually hit a car and the driver’s 26-year-old shot in the arm, before dragging the vehicle and arrested him. Police said the man had a history of domestic violence and want to poke on the previous day.
Pursued by a police car, the man had been seen driving erratically before the acceleration in a pedestrian mall, people deliberately hijack, police said the State of Victoria. Store video shows some people are diving into the store while the car ran down the trail.
“We see half a dozen people are bouncing off the car in one way or another, I saw people flying almost to the level of the roof of the cars when they launched against one of the retail stores,” said Sharn Baylis, 46, told Reuters by telephone.
“You could hear the gasp and the cries of the people, then just started to hear the screams and cries of the drowned,” he said.
Baylis said he hurried across the rails of the tramway and other observers gave first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to a man deeply hurt that has run.
“I think it is pretty useless at the moment. The severity of the injury, she is probably the worst that I have seen. ”
One of those killed was a young child. Four children, including a three-month-old baby, were taken to Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital, said a hospital spokesman.
“We do not consider this as an incident related to terrorism,” said Victoria State Police Commissioner, Graham Ashton told reporters, Friday.
On Friday, police had chased the driver, wanted for assault and driving violations in the country, said, Ashton.
Video from witnesses showed a Brown car that ran in a circle at the intersection in front of the railway station of Flinders St, central business district, with the driver screaming at people and hang sleeves around the window.
Two men approached the car, apparently trying to stop it before it leaves the persecution.
Maria Kitjapanon witnesses told Melbourne newspaper that the police will eventually hit a car. “Maybe there are 10 police officers surrounded the car of this type, and shoot guns drawn cars, then dragging someone in the passenger side and then 10 sitting on top of him,” he said.
Melbourne is currently receiving Grand Slam Tennis Open from Australia, and filled with thousands of additional tourists, just a few blocks from where the incident occurred. Police say tennis tournament continues to operate as usual.
Australia, a staunch U.S. ally, has been warning local radical attacks since 2006 and authorities say they have thwarted a number of the plot. There are a few “lone wolf”, including the siege of 2014 in Sydney which led to the two hostages and the gunman were killed.
The incident Friday initially caused concern about the possibility of another attack. Last year, in an attack that was reported by the ISIS, a truck driven into the area around the promenade full of people apart in Nice and Berlin, killing incident results.