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3 Killed, several injured in Copenhagen mall shooting; 22-Year-old suspect in police custody

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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COPENHAGEN: There has been a shooting in a mall in Copenhagen, the capital of the European country Denmark. In this incident 3 people have died while three people were injured. According to the information received, the police has arrested a person from the spot.

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It is being told that as soon as the firing started in the mall, there was an atmosphere of chaos. People started running outside. Local people say that three to four rounds of firing took place. At the same time, on receiving information about the incident, heavy police force has been deployed on the spot. While appealing to the people, the police said that they should not roam in the vicinity of this mall.

The accused is a citizen of Denmark and his age is 22 years. Thomson told a news conference, “Many people were killed and many were injured in the attack.” Thomson said that the possibility of a terrorist conspiracy behind the incident cannot be ruled out. He said, ‘At present it is not known whether some more people are involved in this incident. We are investigating.

The mall is located on the outskirts of Copenhagen, near the subway line that connects the city center to the international airport. There is also a highway near the mall. In the pictures that have come out from the spot, people were seen running from the mall. Denmark’s TV2 broadcaster posted a photo of a man being carried on a stretcher. Eyewitnesses said that people were trying to come out making noise and some people hid inside the shops as well.

Witness Lauritus Hermansson told Danish broadcaster DR that he was in a shop with his family at the time of the incident when loud shots were heard three or four times. . Police said that they received information about the incident at 5:36 pm local time. A large number of police forces are present at the spot. Several vehicles of the fire department were also engaged outside the mall.

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