SWEDEN — Several fatalities were reported following a shooting in Malmo, Sweden.
According to local reports, a man in Audi opened fire on a crowd before fleeing the area.–The incident happened around 7 p.m. local time.
Police spokesman Ewa-Gun Westford told Independent.ie: “We have an ongoing operation in the area and have a confirmed shootings with more than one injured.
More we do not know because we are in the midst of it.
Because it happened during a football derby between Malmö FF and Helsingborgs IF in town, there are many policemen on duty in Malmo tonight.”
There was a large police presence in the area as a perimeter was established.
An explosion was later reported in the Heleneholm neighborhood of the city. The cause of the blast was unknown.
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