Shots were fired in Field's shopping center in Copenhagen, where several fatalities were recorded.
A 22-year-old Dane was arrested.
The Danish police do not rule out the possibility that the shooting in the shopping center could be linked to terrorism.
"Shots were fired and several people were shot. We work on the spot. People have to stay and wait for the police," the Copenhagen police wrote on Twitter confirming the shooting in the Field shopping center in Amager, according to the website. Jylland post.
The Royal House of Denmark immediately canceled the reception on the Royal Ship Dannebrog, organized on the occasion of the conclusion of the Tour de France in the country, after the news of the attack on the Copenhagen shopping center.
The Danish media wrote it, recalling that the event should have been held in the port of S ›nderborg, where the Royal Ship is currently located, and should have started at 19.30.
Crown Prince Frederik and Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen were expected at the reception.