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Swedish police investigating shots fired in suspected robbery at shopping mall

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish police said on Wednesday they were investigating reports of gunshots having been fired at a shopping mall in the Stockholm suburb of Kista in what they believed was an attempted robbery.

Police said it was responding to calls that shots had been fired in a shopping complex in the northern suburb home to the headquarters of telecom heavyweight Ericsson and that it had opened a preliminary investigation into suspected robbery.

“There is an attempted aggravated robbery in the Kista mall,” a police spokesman said.

“We have located the victim who is not physically injured.”

Reporting by Johannes Hellstrom and Johan Ahlander; editing by Niklas Pollard