Copenhagen Mayor Sophie H. Andersen tweeted: “Horrible stories of capturing in Fields. We don’t but know for certain what number of have been injured or lifeless, however it is vitally severe.”
Pictures from the scene confirmed folks working out of the mall, and Denmark’s TV2 broadcaster posted a photograph of a person being placed on a stretcher. Witnesses mentioned folks have been crying and hid in retailers.
Laurits Hermansen instructed Danish broadcaster DR that he was in a clothes retailer on the procuring heart together with his household when he heard “three-four bangs. Actually loud bangs. It sounded just like the photographs have been being fired simply subsequent to the shop.”
An enormous presence of heavily-armed cops was available, with a number of hearth division autos additionally parked outdoors the mall.
“One individual has been arrested in reference to the capturing at Fields. We at present should not capable of say extra in regards to the individual involved,” Copenhagen police tweeted. “We’ve got an enormous presence at Fields and are engaged on getting an outline.”
The procuring heart is on the outskirts of Copenhagen simply throughout from a subway line that connects town heart with the worldwide airport. A significant freeway additionally runs adjoining to Fields.