A man armed with a bow and arrow killed five people and wounded others This Wednesday in Kongsberg, in southwest Norway. at a press conference Oyvind As, a local police officer, confirmed that the man who committed these crimes had “already been arrested” and ruled out that someone else was involved. at present The motive for the attack remains unknownwhich took place at various locations in downtown Kongsberg.
Øyvind Aas refused to give details about the suspect, However, he is a man and has been taken to the police station in the nearby town of Drammen. “We are not looking for other people,” the official explained.
The police had reported hours before the attack in central Kongsberg and asked residents They did not leave their homes after verifying that someone had been hit by an arrow. A number of police units, including helicopters and a group of anti-explosives specialists, were mobilized. For its part, the Norwegian police indicated that the individual traveled through different areas, attacking people before arresting them.
The injured were taken to hospitals and so far, their number and status are not known. after the facts, The authorities urged residents to stay at home. Several neighborhoods were cordoned off and television footage showed a large display of heavily armed police and ambulances. The public network NRK displayed on its website a photo sent by a witness showing a black arrow stuck in the wall.