Norway: two dead and injured in shooting in Oslo, police say

Norway: two dead and injured in Oslo shooting, police say

A shooting at a bar in downtown Oslo on Friday evening left 2 dead and 14 injured, according to Norwegian police who say a suspect has been arrested.

Two people were killed and 14 others injured in a shooting in the Norwegian capital Oslo on Saturday, authorities said.

A suspect has been arrested, police said.

The shooter opened fire at a popular gay bar in downtown Oslo, the London Pub, before walking out and continuing to shoot in an adjacent street, police spokesman Tore Barstad said. , daily Aftenposten.

I saw a man come in with a bag, he pulled out a gun and started shooting, said Olav Roenneberg, a journalist for the NRK television channel.

The motives for the attack were not known.

We confirm that two people have died, Oslo City Police wrote on Twitter.

Fourteen people have been taken to hospital, several from; between them were seriously injured, police added.

Police officials met to consider the impact of the shooting on the holding of the march. Prides which is to take place on Saturday afternoon in Oslo.

He looked very determined about what; he was aiming. When I realized it was serious, I ran. There was a bleeding man lying on the ground, a woman who witnessed the scene told the Verdens Gang (VG) newspaper.

Another witness spoke to VG about the use of an automatic weapon – information that the police did not confirm – and talked about the use of an automatic weapon. a war scene. There were plenty of injured people on the ground who had head injuries, he said.

With information from Reuters, and Agence France-Presse

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