14:04: A stabbing attack took place a very short time ago in the Grand Canyon Shopping Center in Beersheva. Emergency agencies are responding. There are also reports of gunfire in the area. Responding units are being warned.
More to follow on this developing story.
2:11PM IL: Authorities are reporting the incident is criminal in nature, not terror. One person has been lightly wounded.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)