Malmo shooting: Swedish police warn several injured in city centre

At least one of the victims of the shooting was known to police, Swedish media reported.

Gunfire erupted shortly after 9pm local time (8pm BST) on Drottninggatan, a wide boulevard in the centre of Malmo. There was no information about how seriously wounded they were.

Five people were shot in the city of Malmo in Sweden.

Officers are working to identify those injured. Several people have been reportedly injured in the shooting. Police have urged the public to remain calm.

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The police refused to comment on the identity of the possible attacker or attackers, who they said fired the shots from a auto or a fixed location.

Pictures from the scene of the shooting show armed officers as well as a large paramedic presence.

There were no indications the incident was related to terrorism, and the police had made no arrests, said force spokeswoman Maya Forstenius.

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