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Shot fired at taxi north of Stockholm

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10:43 CET+01:00
A taxi driver was threatened by a man with a firearm in the town of Upplands Väsby, north of Stockholm, on Saturday night.

In the ensuing argument a shot was fired, which hit the window on the driver's open door from the inside. Police have questioned a man about the incident.

A man had walked over to the taxi just after the driver dropped a passenger off in Upplands Väsby.

On Sunday morning it was still uncertain what exactly had happened and what weapon had been used.

But an analysis of the car showed that the window on the driver's side had been badly damaged and witnesses claim that a shot was fired.

The taxi driver has reported the incident to the police and a man was taken in for questioning late on Saturday night.

The man denied the attack and a public prosecutor will now be requested to grant permission to detain the suspect.

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