A person killed a number of folks and injured others within the Norwegian city of Kongsberg Wednesday night, in line with native police and experiences. 

The suspect has been arrested, police chief Oeyvind Aas informed reporters. 

Police at the scene after an attack in Kongsberg, Norway, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. 

Police on the scene after an assault in Kongsberg, Norway, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. 
(Hakon Mosvold Larsen/NTB Scanpix through AP)

Aas stated there was a “confrontation” between officers and the assailant. He stated, “several people have been injured and several are dead,” however declined to offer additional particulars, Reuters reported.  

“The man who carried out the act has been arrested by the police, and there is no active search for more people,” Aas stated. “Based on that information we have, there is one person behind this.” 

Police walk at the scene after an attack in Kongsberg, Norway, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021.  

Police stroll on the scene after an assault in Kongsberg, Norway, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021.  
(Hakon Mosvold Larsen/NTB Scanpix through AP)

Police had been alerted to the assault round 6:30 p.m. and arrested the suspect about 20 minutes later. Police stated the perpetrator walked across the metropolis capturing at folks with a bow and arrows earlier than he was arrested. 

The man has not been questioned but, Aas stated. An investigation is underway into the motive of the assault. 

Police at the scene after an attack in Kongsberg, Norway, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021.

Police on the scene after an assault in Kongsberg, Norway, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021.
(Hakon Mosvold Larsen/NTB Scanpix through AP)

Acting Prime Minister Erna Solberg known as the assault “gruesome” and stated it was too early to invest on the person’s motive.

Kongsberg is about 50 miles southwest of Oslo. 

The assault comes over a decade after Anders Behring Breivik, a right-wing extremist, set off a bomb in Oslo’s authorities district after which carried out a capturing bloodbath on the summer season camp of the left-wing Labor Party’s youth group on Utoya island. The violence on July 22, 2011, killed 77 folks and shocked Norway.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.