Several people hit by bullets at a shopping mall in Copenhagen, Denmark

Several people were shot on Sunday in Field’s shopping center in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Danish police have advised people inside the mall to stay and wait for police assistance.  (Photo: Reuters)

Danish police have advised people inside the mall to stay and wait for police assistance. (Photo: Reuters)

Danish police said several people were gunned down and one person was arrested at a shopping center in the capital Copenhagen on Sunday.

Copenhagen Police tweeted that officers had been sent to Field Mall after receiving information about the shooting. He advised people inside the center to stay put and wait for police assistance.

People left the field’s shopping center after Danish police received information about the shooting. (Photo: Reuters)

Local media published photos showing heavily armed police officers at the scene as well as people running out of malls.

British singer Harry Styles was due to perform in the evening at a concert venue less than a mile from the mall.

(This is a developing story. More details are awaited)