A man wielding a machete has been shot and killed by police after they say he went into a Mediterranean restaurant and began slicing several patrons.

The suspect then reportedly fled the Nazareth Restaurant, but was located by police about 5 miles away, a standoff ensued at which time the man was killed.


Columbus Ohio Machete Attack

According to a dispatcher, police were called just after 6 p.m. to the Nazareth Restaurant, 5239 N. Hamilton Road. The dispatcher said that as many as five to six people in the restaurant were injured. Their names and conditions aren’t known at this time. He was shot by police, the dispatcher said, and died at OhioHealth Grant Medical Center at 6:24 p.m. h/t dispatch

Ohio Machete Attack

Back in December, police in the northeast Ohio city of Kent fatally shot a man who confronted them with a machete.