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Danish police say several people were killed in the shooting at Copenhagen Mall

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Copenhagen — Several people were killed in a shooting at a shopping center in Copenhagen on Sunday, Danish police said, arresting a 22-year-old Danish man and cannot rule out that it was a "reuters act". He added. ..

"We know there are a few injured, but we also know that there are a few dead," police chief Soren Thomassen told journalists that police searched extensively throughout the local Zeland region. He added that he had started the activity.

Copenhagen police sent armed police officers to the Fields shopping district in the Danish capital late Sunday afternoon after reports of shootings, telling people inside to stop and wait for help. Said that. Local media footage showed a group of horrifying shoppers running from the mall.

There were no initial signs that there were other shooters, police said, and Thomassen commented on possible motives or whether the shooters were known to police. I refused to do it.

A major hospital in the capital, Rigshospitalet, accepted a "small group of patients" for treatment and called in additional doctors and nurses, a spokesman said.

Danish tabloid BT has released an unidentified video footage that witnesses of the attack said it was shot by a man with a large rifle walking through the mall. I showed him swinging his shoulders.

"He was very aggressive and seemed to shout a lot," Alwazni told BT.

In a video released by the tabloid Ekstra Bladet, one rescuer is being carried to an ambulance on a stretcher.

"People first thought it was a thief ... then I suddenly heard the shot and threw myself behind the counter in the store," witness Ricke said. Levandowski told broadcaster TV2.

"He's just shooting at the crowd, not at the ceiling or floor," she added.

The high-rise shopping center is about 5 km (3 miles) south of downtown Copenhagen.

"My friend and I ... suddenly hear a shot. I hear about 10 shots and then run to the toilet as fast as possible. We push into this little toilet for about 11 people A witness who named her as Isabella told public broadcaster DR. The

attack follows a deadly shooting in neighboring Norway, where two people were killed by an archer in the capital Oslo last week.

According to the latest report from the Danish Security Intelligence Agency, the threat of terrorism against Denmark is currently rated as "serious" and the biggest threat is "extreme". It comes from "Islamism".

The threat to Denmark by right-wing extremists is considered at the "general" level. This means that you have the ability and / or intent and, in some cases, the plan.

In 2015, one gunner shot and killed a man outside the Cultural Center, which hosted a discussion about freedom of speech, two later killed, and six police officers injured. Was finally hit by a radical attack. A person outside the Jewish synagogue in central Copenhagen.

The gunman was killed in a shootout with the police.

Police said the concert scheduled for singer Harry Styles in Copenhagen was canceled on Sunday night, not far from the shopping center.

The event in southern Denmark, hosted by the Prince of Denmark and attended by Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen to commemorate the end of the first three stages of the Tour de France cycling race, was also canceled and the Royal House was held. rice field. Said on that website. (Report by Stine Jacobsen and Nikolaj Skydsgaard, edited by Kevin Liffey, Jan Harvey, Alexandra Hudson, Catherine Evans, Daniel Wallis)