Heavily armed police are currently conducting searches in a residential area in Sommersted, after a man fired shots from a balcony, reports Ekstra Bladet.
Police confirm the shooting. Police have cordoned off Sommersted at the Eastern and Western entrances.
The shooting took place at 13.15, and according to Ekstra Bladet, shots have been fired with a hunting rifle. Immediately, there are no reports of injuries.
At least one shot has hit a building on the opposite side of the road.
Immediately after the shooting, the offender escaped on a moped. But at the outskirts of the town he left the moped. Then he ran away on foot through some gardens.
Shortly after 14.00, a young man came walking towards the crime scene. A policeman shouted at him and pointed his automatic weapon at him. A colleague came and the young man was forced to lie down on the pavement.
During the arrest, it turned out that the man was armed with a knife. It is not immediately clear if he is the shooter.
The arrest was witnessed at close range by Ekstra Bladet's photographer, who along with a colleague were in the city in another matter.
Police are currently searching the house where the shooting came from.
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