Three people were killed in a shooting in Denmark: The account of these terrible events

Three people were killed and many others injured in a shooting that took place in Copenhagen's shopping mall on Sunday, July 3.

Three people were killed in a shooting in Denmark: The account of these terrible events

Three people were killed and many others injured in a shooting that took place in Copenhagen's shopping mall on Sunday, July 3. The balance sheet could increase.

Around 5:30 p.m. the killing occurred, prompting panic. Field's shopping center was packed with people before Harry Styles concert in a large nearby hall. The concert was cancelled in the end. Gunfire "hit" "a number of people.

According to footage, over 100 people ran outside the mall when the first shots were made. Others had to flee the mall. "All of a sudden we heard gunshots. I heard ten. We ran to the toilets and took refuge, explained Isabella on public television DR. Isabella, who remained there for two hours. . It was scary, and there were many people crying.

According to a police report, three victims of the massacre were killed - a young boy, a young girl, and a man in his 40s - as well as several others injured. Three people are in critical condition.

Witnesses to the incident told Danish media that the suspect attempted to trap victims by telling them his weapon was fake in order to lure them closer. Witnesses interviewed by DR said that the suspect was psychopathic enough not to run from people.

According to witnesses, the young man was armed with a large rifle and was quickly arrested by police at the Field's shopping center, which is located between the city centre and the airport in the Danish capital. . The suspect was wearing a white jumpsuit to protect DNA evidence when he was arrested.

Police describe the suspect as an ethnic Dane aged 22 years old. However, it is not clear what his motives are. Copenhagen Police Chief Inspector Soren Thomsen said that the suspect is only "partially" known to police. "He's not somebody we particularly know.

The head of the investigation stated that "on social media, it flourishes that it would be racist motives or some other type of motive, but we don't have anything that supports that right now."

However, police confirmed that they are looking into videos online that show the suspect holding weapons. The barrel is pointed at his temple and he also points at his brain. The investigators refused to rule out terrorism earlier and stated that they believed the shooter was acting alone.

On Monday, July 4, police made it clear that the suspect in the shooting had a mental history.

According to Sophie Haestorp Andersen (Copenhagen Mayor), a crisis unit was activated. There is also a psychological care centre.

"My girls needed to see Harry Styles. They called me to report that someone was filming. They were at a restaurant when it happened," Hans Christian Stolz (a 53-year old Swede who arrived to pick up his children), told AFP. We thought it was Harry Styles running, but then we realized it was panic [...].. Cassandra, his daughter, adds that they ran for their lives.

"My team, I and I are praying to all those affected by the shooting at the Copenhagen mall. The British star was shocked and posted the snapchat message to Snapchat.

Mette Frederiksen, the Danish Prime Minister, blasted a "cruel attack” at a shopping center where "adults and young people" were present.

The Queen of Denmark, Denmark's Margrethe II, and many foreign leaders sent condolences.

Copenhagen's last attack was February 14, 2015 and 15, 2015. Five people were injured and two died in a series Islamist-motivated shootings.

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