Swedish police stated on Friday that two people were injured in a shooting at the Emporia shopping center in southern Malmö and a suspect has been arrested.
“The immediate danger to the public is deemed to be over,” the police say in a statement https://polisen.se/aktuellt/handelser/2022/augusti/19/19-augusti-1707-skottlossning-malmo. “At the moment, the incident is considered to be connected to the criminal environment.”
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The police are on the scene interviewing witnesses and reviewing footage from surveillance cameras.
Earlier, police said they cordoned off the area and asked the public to avoid going to the mall.
Police did not immediately respond to requests for further comment.
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