‘Multiple’ people injured in Swedish shooting with ‘major police operation’ underway

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)

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.

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