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22-year-old male charged with murder following mass shooting at shopping mall in Denmark

A 22-year-old male has been charged with the murder of three people and wounding of approximately two others at the popular Field's shopping mall in Copenhagen on July 3, 2022.

Danish authorities say the suspect opened fire with a rifle and killed a 17-year-old boy, a 17-year-old girl, and an adult male. It has been reported the suspect was known to have "mental health issues."

Photo courtesy of CNN

Sunday's tragedy in Copenhagen continues to prove what the WVPI has been stating for years, that mass shootings are not exclusively an American problem.

Please read this prior WVPI blog where we identified the trend of males aged 17-23 as a risk factor associated with numerous episodes of mass violence:



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