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Swedish police: Two men killed in Malmo shooting

  • Published at 01:13 pm June 19th, 2018
Malmo shooting
Police stand next to a cordon after a shooting on a street in central Malmo, Sweden June 18, 2018 Reuters

There were no indications the incident was related to terrorism

Two men were killed and others wounded in a shooting in the coastal city of Malmo in southern Sweden on Monday night, police said.

The two, aged 18 and 29, came into hospital with four other injured men after the shooting but died overnight, police said in a statement on Tuesday morning.

There were no indications the incident was related to terrorism, and the police had made no arrests, said force spokeswoman Maya Forstenius.

“We are treating this as an isolated event that is confined to these injured persons,” she added.