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February 15, 2015 5:30 pm

Gunman in Copenhagen Terror Attacks Named as 22-Year-Old Omar El-Hussein

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A surveillance image of the suspect in the twin terror attacks in Copenhagen. Photo: Twitter.

The alleged gunman in Copenhagen’s dual shooting attacks, who was himself killed in a shootout with officers early on Sunday, was known to police due to his involvement in gangs, police said in a statement.

“He is a young man aged 22, born in Denmark, and he is known by police for several crimes,” the statement said.

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  • David

    Numbers 24:20

  • shloime

    surely, his previous convictions are a matter of public record, so the newspaper can do a little better than just “known to police”.

    and how did a convict, just two weeks after being released from jail, obtain automatic weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition, without raising any alarm bells? and how did he pay for them?