At least three people are injured in Swedish shooting: ‘Large police operation’ underway and multiple ambulances on the scene

  • Multiple gunshots heard in Nasby, Kristianstad, as police rushed to scene
  • Three people have been hospitalised with gunshot wounds, police said 
  • 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 ‘large police operation’ is underway on Kristianstad after multiple gunshots were heard at 3.40pm. 

Police said three people have been hospitalised with gunshot wounds after ambulances rushed to the scene in the Nasby district.

Several people have been injured in a Swedish shooting in broad daylight with police responding to multiple casualties (file image)

A police cordon is in place with investigations ongoing.

Rickard Lundqvist, a police spokesman, said police were on their way after reports of the loud bangs when it was confirmed it was a shooting.

He said: ‘Several people have been found in various places in the area with suspected gunshot wounds.’ 

Witnesses said the cordoned off crime scene is next to a shopping mall. 

Nasby has been classified by police as a vulnerable area with a number of recent riots and murders in the district. 

More to follow. 

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