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Police say gunman in Copenhagen shootings was known to them

Danish police say the gunman believed to have carried out two deadly attacks in Copenhagen was 22 and born in Denmark.

Authorities said he was also known to them because of past violence.

Police say they killed the man in the Norrebro district after he opened fire on them.

It came after one person was killed and three police officers injured at a free speech debate in a cafe on Saturday.

In the second attack, a Jewish man was killed and two police officers wounded near the city's main synagogue.

Lucy Williamson reports.

  • 16 Feb 2015
  • From the section Europe
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