Breaking news overnight in Melbourne, Australia where a 32-year-old Australian citizen of Afghan descent was arrested after targeting Christmas shoppers with his car:

Two men were arrested. The driver, left, and a man photographing the aftermath of the attack who also reportedly had 3 knives on him:

As of now, “up to 19” were injured in the attack:

An eyewitness told the media, “He just ploughed into them without stopping”:

Police won’t list a motive yet, but they’re claiming the driver has a history of mental health issues:


An off-duty cop made the arrest of the driver:

Here’s what we know about the second man arrested:

Police are investigating if there are ties between the two:

We’ll keep you posted as we learn more.