Two men hit by gunfire in Copenhagen

Motive for the shooting remains unknown

Two men were hit by gunfire at a kiosk in the Copenhagen district of Emdrup on Sunday afternoon, reports Copenhagen Police.

The shooting took place on Emdrupvej 114 at about 4 pm.

Local residents notified the police when they heard three shots and screeching of tires as two cars quickly drove away from the scene.

According to Politiken, the two injured men are 22- and 48-years old.

The motive of the shooting is unknown and the police has not released any other details about the incident.

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“We don’t know if the two men know each other and what happened there before [the shooting],” Dannie Rise, a police officer from Copenhagen Police, told DR.

Saturday night, another shooting incident took place in the suburb of Albertslund, north of Copenhagen.

A 21-year-old man was shot twice in the leg on the corner of Magistervej and Ridefogedvej and later taken to the Bispebjerg Hospital in a private car.

The young man was part of a group attacked by unknown offenders, who were driving by in three cars.