Denmark on edge as 2nd shooting within hours rocks capital

Wadsworth-Hansen says two police officers were wounded in their arms and legs in the shooting.

By: Associated Press | Copenhagen, Denmark | Updated: February 15, 2015 11:12:11 am
Denamrk firing, Copenhagen firing This image made from TV2 via Associated Press News video shows the scene near a synagogue where police reported a shooting in downtown Copenhagen, Denmark, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. (Source: AP)

Police say one of three people shot outside a synagogue in Copenhagen has died in the second of two shootings within hours that rocked the Danish capital.

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Police spokesman Allan Wadsworth-Hansen says it’s still not clear whether that shooting is linked to an earlier shooting that killed one person and wounded three police officers in a suspected terror attack on a free speech event.

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Wadsworth-Hansen says two police officers were wounded in their arms and legs in the shooting near the synagogue, while a civilian man was killed.

The gunman got away in both cases.

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