Witnesses say Copenhagen attack suspect went to ‘hunt people,’ lured victims closer

The Times of Israel reports: “A gunman killed three people and wounded several others in a shooting at a busy Copenhagen mall on Sunday as panicked shoppers said they ran for their lives.

A 22-year-old Danish man was arrested after the shooting but his motives were unclear, police said.

The shooter, who was believed to have acted alone, was known to the police ‘but only peripherally.’

‘He’s not someone we particularly know,’ Copenhagen police chief Soren Thomassen told a news conference after the rare mass shooting, the first since February 2015.

The young man, who according to witnesses was armed with a large rifle, was arrested peacefully shortly after police arrived at the large Fields shopping mall, located between the city center and Copenhagen airport…”

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