At least four men were confirmed injured after gunshots rang out late Thursday night in a busy market here in Sweden's southern town, reports from global media outlets indicated.
Police Skåne spokesman Fredrik Bratt said: "We received several calls about a suspected shooting in central Trelleborg".
At least four people have been transported to nearby hospitals but the nature of their injuries remains unclear, according to a Swedish police report.
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Students were dismissed, but those who ride the bus were required to have a parent at home when the bus arrived. The prison houses almost 900 adult, male felons in both high-security and minimum-custody buildings.
Police say a K-9 unit is searching for weapons and officers are interviewing witnesses. The area is known to have incidents of gang violence, according to social media users.
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Aron Tydén told local media: "I was at home at my computer when I heard a loud bang". It's packed with police cars in the street'.
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Another neighbour told the newspaper: 'There were many shots.
But we are at the scene and investigating."A major police operation is underway". "I just heard shots and a lot of screaming". Police dogs and forensics crews are on-site, Skane police said.
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