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Young man shot – gunman still at large

A man with shot wounds was taken to hospital late on Wednesday afternoon.The man's injuries are serious. At present the incident is being classified as attempted murder.
Osby • Publicerad 18 november 2021
An area att Leksaksgatan in Osby has been cordoned off.
An area att Leksaksgatan in Osby has been cordoned off.Foto: Andreas Andersson

The police received reports of shooting at Leksaksgatan in Osby at 17:46 on Wednesday. Several police patrols were sent to the scene.

The victim, a man in his 20s, was reported to have been found outdoors on a footpath. The police were able to talk to him when they arrived.

– The person has been taken to hospital by ambulance.

Police technicians sat Leksaksgatan.
Police technicians sat Leksaksgatan.Foto: Mikael Persson

The man's injuries are serious, Region Skåne reports.

The presumed scene of the crime has been cordoned off. The police, with the help of a dog, searched for the gunman in the area.

Forensic technicians will examine the crime scene. Police patrols have recorded statements from people in the area and work continues with technical investigations, said Patric Fors at about half past seven.

Police on the spot at Borgen in central Osby.
Police on the spot at Borgen in central Osby.Foto: Andreas Andersson

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