Denmark police confirm identity of Copenhagen shooter

Danish police have confirmed the name of the gunman who opened fire at a free-speech seminar and a synagogue in Copenhagen and revealed details of the weapons used in the deadly attacks. Police spokesman Joergen Skov says 22-year-old Omar Abdel Hamid El-Hussein killed a Danish filmmaker outside the seminar Saturday with

a single shot with a M95 assault rifle. He then sprayed the entrance with 27 bullets, wounding three police officers inside. Later, Skov says, El-Hussein fired nine rounds with two handguns outside the synagogue where a Jewish security guard was killed. Two police officers were wounded. Skov says El-Hussein carried the two handguns when he was shot by police early Sunday.



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