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Two hurt in Copenhagen mall shooting

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Two hurt in Copenhagen mall shooting
The shooting took place in the shopping centre's parking lot. Photo: Uffe Weng/Scanpix
12:19 CET+01:00
UPDATED: Two people were injured and nine were detained after a shooting at suburban shopping centre Fields.
Two people were injured in a shooting in the parking lot of the Copenhagen area shopping centre Fields shortly before noon on Wednesday, police said. 
 
According to a Copenhagen Police press release, the shooting appears to have been a gang-related confrontation between two rival groups. 
 
A police spokesman told media that nine people have been detained in connection with the shooting. 
 
"There are nine that have been arrested but there could be witnesses among them. We're in the process of investigating that now," Michael Andersen told news agency Ritzau.
 
There were initial reports that three people were injured, two by gunshot and one by stabbing, but police now say that the third person was shot in a bullet-proof vest. 
 
“One was hit in the back, one in the stomach and one in the arm,” a police statement from 1pm read. 
 
Police did not release any additional information on the victims' conditions and did not elaborate on the motive behind the attack, which they say took place in the shopping centre’s parking lot. 
 
Located in the Amager district, Fields is the biggest shopping centre in Denmark. 
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