Updated Jul 4, 2022 - World

At least 3 killed in shooting at Copenhagen shopping mall

People are seen running during the evacuation of the Fields shopping center
People are seen running during the evacuation of the Fields shopping center in Copenhagen, Denmark, on July 3. Photo: Olafur Steinar Gestsson/Ritzau Scanpix/AFP via Getty Images

At least three people were killed and several others injured in a shooting at a Copenhagen shopping mall Sunday, Danish police said.

State of play: Police arrested a 22-year-old Danish man in connection with the shooting at Field’s mall. "Our preliminary investigation continues to indicate that the perpetrator acted on his own," police inspector Søren Thomassen said in a statement.

  • "We are in the process of a massive and very extensive investigation, which will continue throughout the night and in the coming days," Thomassen added.

The big picture: Field's is the largest shopping center in Denmark, per the New York Times.

  • Singer Harry Styles was scheduled to hold at a concert Sunday evening at a venue less than a mile away from the mall, but the performance was cancelled, AP reported.
  • "My team and I pray for everyone involved in the Copenhagen shopping mall shooting," Styles wrote on Snapchat per the AP. "I am shocked."

Editor's note: This story has been updated with additional details throughout.

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