HONOLULU (KHON2) — 7-Eleven made a statement in response to the sword attack that happened on Friday, July 22 at a 7-Eleven in Waikiki.

The suspect, Jason Walker was charged with attempted murder for cutting off a victim’s hand. Walker was an employee at 7-Eleven at the time of the attack.

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In a recent statement released by 7-Eleven, they stated that the suspect had been terminated by the company for bringing a dangerous instrument to work and also engaging in such behavior and violating the company policy.