Multiple people shot at 'several locations' in Swedish town of Trelleborg as police declare major incident

mirror | 10/12/2017 | Jamie Bullen
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Multiple people have been shot after a gunman opened fire in a Swedish town.

Armed - Police - Trelleborg - Town - Centre

Armed police have cordoned off Trelleborg town centre where several people were found with suspected gunshot injuries.

The shooting is believed to have carried out in the old part of the town in an area surrounded by homes and shops.

Reports - State - Gunfire - Market - Town

Early reports state gunfire broke out at a busy market in the town and that police had launched a hunt for the shooter.

Swedish police said at least four men had been taken to hospital but did not indicate the severity of the injuries.

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It has been reported police said the incident was not terror related.

Police Skåne spokesman Fredrik Bratt said: "We received several calls about a suspected shooting in central Trelleborg. There are several people who have encountered injuries.

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"The police are working to secure different places for ambulances to reach the injured. A major policing initiative has begun.

"There are four people who have been hospitalised in Malmö and Lund.

Forensics - Dogs - Site

"Forensics and gun dogs have been ordered to the site.

"The outer commander is leading the work out on site and has great resources at his disposal."

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