Several people were shot dead at a shopping mall in Copenhagen, one person was arrested in connection with the shooting, Danish police said on Sunday.
The circumstances of the attackers were not immediately available.police Confirm on twitter The gun has been fired.
The shooting took place at Field’s, Denmark’s largest shopping mall.Videos and pictures posted on social media show people rush out of the mall The ambulance lined its exterior. Armed police ran near the mall as a helicopter circled overhead.
mall employee tell the local news media The “mass” ran to Field’s KFC fried chicken shop to seek shelter. Staff blocked the door and stayed there for about 45 minutes, the employee said.
Details about those arrested were not immediately available. It was not immediately clear what caused the shooting.
Police urged people inside the mall to stay and wait for help.
David Anterby, Deputy Ambassador of Israel to Denmark, say on twitter Israel and Denmark “stand firmly together”.
Copenhagen Mayor Sophie Andersen, say on twitter The shooting was serious and the city is in close contact with police.
Jasmina Nielsen contributed reporting.