In a coastal town north of the Danish capital Copenhagen, a 20-year-old was shot on Saturday night. Four other men between the ages of 20 and 27 were injured. One of the wounded was shot according to the police, the others were wounded with a knife and a vehicle.
The police assume that this is a conflict between two local gangs. However, other motives could not initially be excluded.
The wounded were treated in the hospital. According to a police spokesperson, there was no danger to life. Non-involved passers-by were not among them.
22 men arrested
After the shooting, the police arrested 22 people for the time being. Most were released later, six should be presented to a magistrate on Sunday. According to the speaker, they are known to the police.
The shots had fallen in the early evening in the coastal town of Rungsted, north of Copenhagen. On TV photos of the crime scene, various rescue and police cars were seen on a coastal road. There was a helicopter in the background.
The police were on location with a large quota. She locked up the alleged crime scene and asked residents to stay home. She continued her investigation on Sunday. They especially wanted to be visible in both Rungsted and other parts of the police district, so that the citizens felt safe again, a researcher said.
Rungsted is part of the municipality of Hørsholm and is located about 30 kilometers north of Copenhagen. Various gangs are active in the Danish capital.