Gunman Opens Fire in Sweden,Several Injured
The Swedish municipality of Trelleborg suffered a public shooting at various locations around the city, and its possible there have been multiple attacks since people have been injured in multiple locations.
Police first responded to reports of a shooting at a market in Trelleborg.
"We have received several reports of a shooting in Trelleborg," a police spokesperson was quoted saying by UK media.
Picture from Trelleborg, Sweden, where at least 7 people were shot. pic.twitter.com/YuwQ7Iu7DY— Breaking News (@News_Update247) October 12, 2017
"When we arrived on the scene, several people with gunshot injuries were found," the spokesperson said, adding, "we are blocking certain areas and will conduct an investigation. A major police operation is underway." Residents have been advised by law enforcement to avoid the central part of the town.
The southern Swedish town hosts a population of approximately 40,000 residents.
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