Police said multiple people were injured at several locations in the heart of Trelleborg, Sweden.
Armed police have rushed to the scene after witnesses reported hearing a loud “bang”.
A police spokesman said: “We have received several reports of a shooting in Trelleborg.
“We were quickly on the spot and found that, within a fairly limited area, we find more people with suspected gunshot injuries.
“We are blocking certain areas and will conduct an investigation.
“I do not have any more information at this time. But we are at the scene and investigating.”
They said several people were injured at different locations.
The spokesman said: “A major police operation is underway.”
Police said they did not believe there was “a danger to third parties”.
One nearby resident said: “There were many shots. We saw someone running outside. It’s packed with police cars in the street.”
Another said: “I was at home at my computer when I heard a loud bang.”
The condition of the victims is unknown.
Police did not specify whether the suspect was in custody.
Four men have reportedly been taken to hospitals in Malmö and Lund.
The crime scene has been cordoned off.
Forensic investigators and police dogs are working in the area.
At least eight ambulances have been called to the area.
Trelleborg is a town of around 40,000 people in the far-south of Sweden.
The incident is not believed to be terror-related.
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Source : EXPRESS