Norwegian police say officers have shot a man who stole an ambulance and rammed into a crowd in Oslo, Tuesday. Shots could be heard in the area, according to eyewitness’ videos, although currently no information on potential casualties has been released.
Oslo police confirmed via Twitter that they are “in control” of the ambulance.
#Oslo Vi har kontroll på en ambulanse som ble stjålet, av en bevæpnet mann. Det ble avfyrt skudd for å stanse gjerningsmannen, han er ikke kritisk skadd. Oppdatering vil komme.
— OPS Politiet Oslo (@oslopolitiops) October 22, 2019
A baby in a stroller was reportedly among those injured by the perpetrator. Citing eyewitness accounts, NRK reports that police opened fire on the stolen ambulance’s tires and the suspect fired back.
Oslo: This photo shows the armed man who hijacked an ambulance and ran into several people getting arrested. (Story in link continously updated, use Google Translate)https://t.co/Mw8bAo7Lkz pic.twitter.com/DxNtEw1Zv2
— Trond J. Strøm (@trondjs) October 22, 2019