A local man from the the southwestern Copenhagen suburb of Brøndby Strand was seriously injured after being shot near his home, police said.
Copenhagen Vestegn Police said the shooting occurred in the a residential area.
“We received a report at 10.11pm that a person was shot in Brøndby Strand at Tybjergparken 77. The man lives in the area and was hit by several shots. He was in critical condition when we arrived,” police spokesman Peter Grønbæk told TV2, which reported that the man’s condition had been upgraded to stabile as of Thursday morning.
Police on Thursday morning were questioning witnesses and did not release any additional information.
Brøndby Municipality was recently declared the most violent area in all of Denmark.