The taking pictures came about close to a number of bars, primarily the well-known homosexual bar London Pub and Per på Hjørnet, at CJ Hambro’s cross in central Oslo at 01.15, the night time earlier than Saturday.
Two males of their 50s and 60s have been killed, 21 folks have been injured, of whom about ten have been severe however not life-threatening. Several folks had to depart the hospital on Sunday.
The perpetrator might be arrested at 01.19, shortly after the police have been alerted to the scene, after he was stopped by folks on the spot.
Norwegian safety police PST are investigating the mass taking pictures as an extremist Islamist terrorist act and have raised the menace degree in Norway to the best.
Since the taking pictures came about in reference to a celebration of satisfaction in Oslo and that certainly one of the bars the place it occurred was a well-known homosexual bar, the police are investigating, amongst different issues, whether or not it’s a hate crime.
The suspect is a Norwegian citizen however has an Iranian background. He had two weapons, certainly one of which was a semi-automatic weapon of an older mannequin.
The police are investigating whether or not he obtained assist from another person, however there remains to be no indication of that.
The man has been recognized by PST since a minimum of 2015 and he’s suspected of being a part of an extremist Islamist community in Norway.
PST performed a dialog with the person in May, when he stated that he had no ideas of finishing up violence.
The man’s psychological well being has beforehand been highlighted in a number of lawsuits. His lawyer expects the person to bear a forensic psychiatric examination.
The suspect didn’t need to converse in a police interrogation and didn’t touch upon both motive or guilt. According to the person’s lawyer, he opposes the interrogation being recorded with audio and video, as he’s apprehensive that the police will “manipulate” what he has stated.
The organizers of the satisfaction parade in Oslo, which must have taken place on Saturday, determined to cancel the parade after session with the police and PST.