Edward Kimmel from Takoma Park, MD via Wikimedia Commons

Several people, are reportedly dead in a wild and unprecedented killing spree carried out by an individual wielding a bow and arrow.

As The New York Post reports:

STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Several people were killed and others injured by a man armed with a bow and arrow near the Norwegian capital, Oslo, police said Wednesday. They said the suspected attacker was arrested.

“There are several injured and also dead,” the police chief in the town Kongsberg, Øyvind Aas, said at a press conference on Wednesday night, according to Norwegian broadcaster NRK.

According to police, the suspected perpetrator walked around the city shooting at people with a bow and arrows. He was arrested and an investigation is underway into the motive of the attack.

The number of dead and wounded has so far not been released. Norway is noted for having some of the strictest gun control regulations in Europe.

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