Confronting new footage showing a security guard being stabbed in the neck by the Bourke Street terrorist has emerged.
Somali-born Hassan Khalif Shire Ali, 30, stabbed three men, one fatally, during his Friday afternoon rampage through the heart of Melbourne.
Shocking security footage of one of his victims, a 24-year-old security guard, has been revealed.
Shocking footage has emerged of the Bourke Street terrorist attacking one of his victims
The video shows the young guard standing at his post out the front of a shopping centre on Bourke Street, seemingly unaware of the terror approaching him.
Ali turns the corner, straight into the security guard, and stabs him once in the neck.
The guard clutches at his neck before running inside, leaving spots of blood on the floor.
Ali chases after him before the footage, acquired by Nine News, ends.
The young man, from Melbourne’s south-eastern suburb of Hampton Park, was taken to Royal Melbourne Hospital with the other surviving victim after Ali was shot and arrested.
He is an employee of SecureCorp, who provide security guards for organisations across Australia.
The security guard flees after being stabbed in the neck. He is reportedly recovering well
A spokeswoman from SecureCorp told The Age he was recovering well.
‘He’s fine,’ she said. ‘He was stabbed in the neck. He received medical attention and has pulled through, is doing very well.’
The other surviving victim was revealed to be 58-year-old Tasmanian man Rodney Patterson, who says he is also ‘doing okay’.
Rodney Patterson (right) was also stabbed and survived the attack, recovering in hospital
Mr Patterson (second from left) was commended by the Tasmanian Premier for his bravery
His wife Maree said the couple were ‘caught up in the attack’ as her husband was stabbed.
Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman tweeted out a message of support for Mr Patterson on Friday night.
‘Our thoughts are with a brave Tasmanian, Rod Patterson, his family and friends,’ he wrote.
‘A nicer bloke you wouldn’t meet. It’s not surprising he would step in to help others.
‘We all wish him well.’
74-year-old Melburnian coffee figurehead, Sisto Malaspina (pictured) died in the attack
Sisto was beloved by staff and customers at his iconic Bourke Street coffee shop Pellegrini’s
The victim who died in the attack was identified as Melbourne coffee maestro Sisto Malaspina, who initially approached Ali to help him out of a burning car.
Tributes have poured out for Malaspina, 74, whose Pellegrini’s Espresso Bar was considered an instrumental institution for Melbourne’s coffee scene.
He was stabbed in the face by Ali, who died on an operating table shortly after police shot him in the chest.