Several shooting incidents have taken place in Oslo in recent weeks. The police are worried

Grete Lien MetlidPhoto: Ali Zare / NTB
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There have been several shootings in Oslo recently, and the police are worried, according to the head of investigation and intelligence in the Oslo Police District, Grete Lien Metlid. 

“We have a great understanding of the reactions related to this (shooting incidents),” Metlid added but also pointed out that there are arrests in most cases.

Seven people have been shot in seven weeks in Oslo.

On Sunday, August 15, two young boys were shot in a subway car at Skøyenåsen subway station. One of them was seriously injured. The perpetrator has been arrested.

On Wednesday, August 25, two men were shot at an entrance to Trosterud. Both ended up in the hospital. As of now, the police have no suspects in the case.

On Monday, August 30, a man in his 20s was shot and injured at Brynseng station. A man in his 20s was arrested.

On Saturday, October 2, a man was seriously injured in a shooting episode in Vika in Oslo. Three persons were arrested.

Thursday night, October 7, a man in his 20s was critically injured after being shot at Lofsrud school in Mortensrud. As of Friday morning, the police had not arrested anyone in connection with the case.

Oslo police say they take the shootings seriously but see no connection between them.

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

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1 Comment on "Several shooting incidents have taken place in Oslo in recent weeks. The police are worried"

  1. Oslo has become Dodge City? Where is Matt Dillon? (Gunsmoke)

    Or Chicago? Sweden?

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