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A number of folks had been killed on Sunday in Copenhagen, Demnark, on Sunday after a gunman opened fireplace in a shopping mall.
Søren Thomassen, head of the Copenhagen police operations unit stated throughout a press convention that the gunman is a 22-year-old who has been arrested, including that there are “several” folks lifeless and injured, however didn’t give particular numbers.
“There are several injured, and what we also know now is that there are several dead,” Thomassen stated. “We do not have information that others are involved. This is what we know now.”
He additionally stated that terrorism couldn’t be dominated out at this level.
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Additional particulars in regards to the incident weren’t given in the course of the press convention.
Police grew to become conscious of the taking pictures on the Subject’s buying middle in Denmark’s capital at round 5:36 p.m, and a large regulation enforcement presence adopted.
“One person has been arrested in connection with the shooting at Fields. We currently are not able to say more about the person concerned,” Copenhagen police tweeted. “We have a massive presence at Fields and are working on getting an overview.”
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A witness to the taking pictures, Rikke Levandovski, informed TV2 in Denmark that the suspect allegedly was taking pictures into the gang.
“He is just shooting into the crowd, not up in ceiling or into the floor,” she added. Levandovski stated. “People first thought it was a thief … Then I suddenly hear shots and threw myself behind the counter inside the store.”
Photographs from the scene present a number of folks on stretchers being put in ambulances, in addition to folks frantically operating away from the buying middle.
The taking pictures got here simply hours earlier than Harry Types was set to take the stage at a close-by area as a part of his “Love On Tour.”
Each day Publish’ Danielle Wallace, the Related Press, and Reuters contributed to this report.