Copenhagen shooting – Panic as 'gunman with automatic weapon' opens fire at shopping centre near Harry Styles gig venue | The Sun

SEVERAL people are believed to have been shot at a shopping mall in Denmark – just hours before Harry Styles is set to perform nearby.

Terrified shoppers were seen running for safety after a gunman with an 'automatic weapon' opened fire at Field's Shopping Mall in Copenhagen.

It is not yet confirmed how many people have been shot at the venue, just a few hundred metres from the Royal Arena.

Police have urged the public to stay away – and are yet to confirm whether Styles' gig will go ahead.

Danish cops wrote on Twitter this afternoon: "We are still present, shots have been fired and several people have been hit.

"We work on site. People in the Fields must stay and await the police. All other persons must stay away from Fields."

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The force has since confirmed one person has been arrested.

That person's identity is yet to be confirmed.

Terrified shoppers ran for safety from Field's Shopping Centre in Denmark's capital this afternoon.

Mums were seen clutching babies as friends fled the building together.

Emilie Jeppesen and Astrid Kofoed Jørgensen, both 20, said they were about to eat in a restaurant in the shopping centre when they heard gunshots.

Emilie told Denmark's Jyllands Posten: “You didn’t know what was happening. Suddenly there was just chaos everywhere. 

"We were sitting and going to eat and suddenly we could see people running. 

"Then we first thought 'why do people run?' But then we could hear shots."

Pal Astrid added: "Everyone in the restaurant was shown out into the kitchen, and then when we sat out there we could hear three or four shots."


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