At least three people injured in shooting in Sweden: ‘Major police operation’ underway and several ambulances on the scene
- Multiple shots heard in Nasby, Kristianstad, as police arrived
- Three people have been hospitalized with gunshot wounds, police report
- Nasby has been classified by police as a vulnerable area with recent murders
At least three people have been injured in a Swedish shooting in broad daylight.
A “major police operation” is underway on Kristianstad after multiple gunshots were heard at 3:40 p.m.
Police said three people were hospitalized with gunshot wounds after ambulances rushed to the scene in the Nasby district.
Several people were injured in a Swedish broad daylight shooting, with police responding to multiple victims (file image)
A police cordon has been set up and the investigation is ongoing.
Rickard Lundqvist, a police spokesman, said police were on their way after reports of the loud bangs when it was confirmed to be a shooting.
He said: “Several people have been found with suspected gunshot wounds in several places in the area.”
Witnesses said the cordoned off crime scene is next to a shopping center.
Nasby has been classified by police as a sensitive area with a number of recent riots and murders in the area.
More to follow.