Transcript for Man With Machete Attacks in Ohio Restaurant
breaking news overnight. A terrifying take at a restaurant in Columbus, Ohio. Man with a machete targeting diners before police killed the suspect. Pierre Thomas is in Washington with the latest. Reporter: Good morning. Robin. It truly was a nightmare. Now the FBI is trying to figure out if it was terrorism. At 6:20 P.M., the man carrying machete burst into the nazareth restaurant launching his attack. Shocking customers. No rhyme or reason as to who he was going after. As soon as he walked in, according to some of the witnesses, he twoept male and female just inside the door in a booth. At that point he started the attack. Reporter: Two men ran out to call 911. While those inside took matters into their own hands. Some of the patrons started throwing chairs at him, trying to get him out of there. One of the employees was able to grab something there behind the register and came out. Reporter: The suspect fled the restaurant. Jumping into a car. Witnesses describing the vehicle to police. Even taking video for evidence. Police caught up with the suspect a few miles from the restaurant. The man inside allegedly lunging at him with a knife. They tasered him. Officers shot him dead as he continued to lurch in regard. Some witnesses say he came in half hour before the take asking for the manager. Four victims going local hospitals with one in critical condition. An intensive investigation under way to determine who the suspect is and with whether he was inspired by terrorists. We're going turn to
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