Police in Copenhagen arrested a person in connection with a shooting at a shopping center on Sunday in which “several people” were shot, officials said on Twitter.
“One person has been arrested in connection with the Fields shooting,” the tweet said. according to google translate† “We are not currently able to tell you more about the identity of the person. We are massively present in Fields and are working on an overview. We will update here as soon as possible.”
Police have not yet confirmed whether there have been any deaths or how many people have been shot.
Copenhagen police first tweeted at about 12:30 p.m. EST on Sunday that they were attending “large numbers” at Fields shopping center, where they had received reports of shootings.
About 15 minutes later, police tweeted that “several people” had been shot and urged people to wait for the police and others who were not on the scene to stay away from the mall.
An unverified video on social media appeared to have people running and screaming in the mall as gunshots rang out.
A large police presence was present in Fields, along with fire brigade vehicles, according to the Associated Pressadding that witnesses said people at the mall were crying and hiding in stores while waiting for news of what was going on.
Police are calling on anyone who has been to the mall to: contact their relatives† And at 1:48 PM EST, Police tweeted that they were still “en masse” on the property and “working to secure the entire building”.
“If you’re still in Fields, stay where you are and wait for the police,” the police tweeted, according to Google Translate.
Some commented on social media that the mall is near the Royal Arena where Harry Styles is expect a concert tonight that’s going according to plan according to an update from the entertainment company Live Nation.
“Our security personnel are in close coordination with the police who have the situation under control,” the update reads. “The police have also given permission for the concert to go ahead as planned. We are leading the audience into the arena as quickly and quietly as possible and more than half of the audience is already seated. We wish you all a good concert.”