Pride.The victims were shot near the London Pub, a popular gay nightclub in the city’s center, according to Sky News. The outlet reports that police arrested a suspect close to the club soon after the shootings.London Pub calls itself the “gay headquarters since 1979,” local news NRK reports.
Police told the outlet that they believe the shooting was the action of one gunman.Those who own guns in the Scandinavian country are required to not only be licensed but to also take safety classes, according to the New York Times.The country is known for its support of LGBTQ+ rights.
Same-sex couples have been able to legally marry there since 2009. Norway placed fourth out of 49 European countries in human rights group ILGA-Europe’s annual ranking of LGBTQ+ rights across the continent.“We are shocked and saddened by the tragic incident, and we are following it closely.