Breaking: At Least Four Stabbed, Off-Duty Officer Shoots Suspect At Mall

  • by: Jeremy Smith

STORY UPDATED: check for updates below.

Developing: An assailant armed with a knife stabbed at least four people at Silver City mall in Taunton, Massachusetts Tuesday night before he was shot and injured at the scene by an off-duty officer.

Early details were sketchy, including reports of a brawl.

The mall has been evacuated, police told CBS Boston.

Taunton is located about 40 miles south of Boston.

Check back for live updates.

(Photo from @alexcmace)


Jeremy Smith is from Cape Girardeau, Missouri, and currently resides in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He is an editor at Lead Stories,, mainly focusing on debunking hoax stories. 

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