Copenhagen shooting: Shooter opens fire in shopping center – Police confirm several injured | World | News

Cops were sent to the mall after reports of a shooting, according to Copenhagen police. Several were killed in what a police chief said could not be ruled out as an act of terrorism.

PM Breaking News said this was near a pop concert scheduled to take place tonight.

It reported in a tweet: “Police confirm that several people have been shot at Field’s Mall in Copenhagen, Denmark.

“Harry Styles is expected to perform at a nearby arena later tonight.”

Video footage shared online shows crowds of people pulling out of Field’s mall after shots were fired.

Some of these were on the run from the building.

The Copenhagen police emphasized its “great” presence on the ground.

At just after 7pm (6pm BST), it said in a tweet: “One person has been arrested in connection with the Fields shooting.

“We are currently unable to provide further details on the person’s identity.

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Harry Styles was due to perform at 8pm (7pm BST) at a concert venue less than a mile from the stage.

It is not yet known whether the concert will take place.

Footage shows that numerous shots were fired in the shopping center.

Police told those in the Danish city to stay away from the center.

Copenhagen Mayor Sophie Haestorp Andersen described the occasion as “very serious”.

She said in a Facebook post: “We are not yet sure how many injured or killed, but it is very serious.”

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