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44-year-old man shot in the head in Nørrebro

Police say that a shooting in Copenhagen's Blågårds Plads that left a man hospitalised does not appear to be gang-related.

44-year-old man shot in the head in Nørrebro
Blågårds Plads. Photo: Google Maps Street View
A 44-year-old man who was shot in the head in Copenhagen’s Nørrebro district is in stable condition, police say.
 
According to Copenhagen Police spokesman Gunnar Nørager, the man was at home in his flat in Nørrebro’s Blågårds Plads, when someone knocked on his door. When the man opened the door, he was shot once in the head and once in the leg. 
 
Police say there were five people on hand during the shooting incident and investigators are now looking for witnesses. 
 
The shooting victim was able to walk to the ambulance under his own power and communicate with officers.
 
“He is in hospital now, and the message is that his condition is stabile,” Nørager told TV2 News on Saturday evening. 
 
Police do not believe the shooting, which occurred just before 8pm on Saturday, was gang-related. 

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Domestic helper suspected of stealing valuables and cash from older adults in Copenhagen

A 31-year-old female domestic helper is suspected of having stolen cash and jewellery from elderly citizens and withdrawn money from their Dankorts in the amount of over 50,000 kroner.

Domestic helper suspected of stealing valuables and cash from older adults in Copenhagen

The woman was arrested on Saturday and charged with theft and information fraud. There are ten victims in the case.

The police suspect the woman of having stolen from citizens whose homes she has visited as part of her work as a domestic worker in various places in Copenhagen.

“She has worked as a domestic helper and has been in people’s homes as an employee,” Bjarke Dalsgaard, deputy police inspector at Copenhagen police, said.

According to the police, the woman has stolen jewellery and cash on ten occasions. In addition, she has stolen debit cards in four cases and withdrawn money using them. The money that has been withdrawn alone adds up to a value of 52,000 kroner.

Copenhagen police received the first report of theft in the case at the beginning of 2022.

According to the police, the 31-year-old domestic helper admitted to one instance of crime (the theft of around 400 kroner) but pleaded not guilty regarding the remaining 13.

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