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Several injured in Copenhagen shopping center shooting: police

Police urged those in the building to await their arrival inside.

Copenhagen, Denmark:

Shots fired at a Copenhagen shopping center on Sunday killed several people, Danish police said.

Police reinforcements have been deployed around the large Field’s shopping center in the Amager district between the city center and the airport, Copenhagen police wrote on Twitter.

“We are at the scene, shots have been fired and several people have been hit,” they said.

Eyewitnesses quoted by Danish media said they saw more than 100 people rushing towards the exit of the mall when the first shots were heard.

Police urged those in the building to wait inside and called on others to stay away from the area.

They said they arrested a person in connection with a shooting at a shopping center in Copenhagen.

“One person has been arrested in connection with the shooting in Fields. Currently we cannot say anything further about his identity,” Copenhagen police said in a Twitter post.

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