Several Injured After Gunman Opens Fire in Sweden

Police in the town of Trelleborg

"Four people have been hospitalised in Malmö and Lund", authorities said in an update 45 minutes after the shooting but were unable to confirm the severity of their injuries.

Police found several injured people after receiving calls about the incident, Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet reported.

Swedish police have ruled out terror as a motive after a gunman opened fire on a market in the town of Trelleborg, injuring at least seven people.

"We are blocking certain areas and will conduct an investigation".

'I do not have any more information at this time.

Police have launched a major operation.

Police did not specify whether the suspect was in custody.

Trelleborg is a town is the far south of Sweden, around 650km south of Stockholm.

Another neighbour told the newspaper: 'There were many shots.

Another said: "I was at home at my computer when I heard a loud bang".

"We saw someone running outside". A forensics team and canine unit have been sent to the scene.

Local police are urging residents to stay away from the area.



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