Man, 22, charged with murder after three shot dead at Copenhagen shopping centre | ITV News

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A 22-year-old man suspected of killing three people at a shopping centre in the Danish capital Copenhagen has been charged with murder.

Two Danish teenagers – a 17-year-old boy and a 17-year-old girl, and a 47-year-old Russian man were killed when the gunman opened fire on Sunday afternoon in the Field’s shopping mall – one of Scandinavia’s biggest.

Four other people – two Danish and two Swedish citizens – were treated for gunshot wounds and were in critical but stable conditions, Police Inspector Søren Thomassen, head of the Copenhagen police operations unit said.

Several other people received minor injuries as they fled the shopping centre.

Denmark’s police said on Monday they are not currently naming the casualties or the suspect.

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