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Man shot at Stockholm strip club

TT/The Local · 30 Oct 2010, 12:43

Published: 30 Oct 2010 08:18 GMT+02:00
Updated: 30 Oct 2010 12:43 GMT+02:00

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Police believe that the victim may have information over his attackers.

Two masked men entered the strip on Norrlandsgatan. One of them pulled an automatic weapon and fired several rounds against a member of staff who was hit in both legs.

Police believe that the circumstances indicate that the gunman did not shoot to kill the employee, who is reported to be in his sixties.

"My personal theory is that he was not chosen at random and that he had been threatened before being shot. It is him that they were after and I believe also that he was shot because he had not done as he had been told," said Mikael Pettersson at Stockholm police.

The victim was able to alarm the police by himself and has submitted a brief description of his assailants, which according to other witnesses ran away along Lästmakargatan. Where they then went is not known and police had on Saturday not yet identified a suspect.

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The injured man was operated on Friday night at Karolinska University Hospital in Solna. He spent several hours on the operating table but there is currently no information indicating that his life is in any danger.

TT/The Local (news@thelocal.se)

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10:36 October 30, 2010 by Rishonim
I am uttering the Balkans undergroung. Albanias, Ex Yugoslavia......
11:43 October 30, 2010 by Localer
what happens to Sweden ? shooting everywhere !
12:09 October 30, 2010 by Tennin
Ok the beginning of the story says "Police believe that one of the victims may have information over his attackers."

Though the rest of the article never mentions another victim. Is just me who found that part a little weird?
14:42 October 30, 2010 by nakiboyinsweden
The first thing that popped into my head when i read this story was,

"There's a strip club in Stockholm??? where?"
16:25 October 30, 2010 by Tdye
Tennin haha i thought the same thing

Swedish Mafia...that is interesting!
23:34 October 30, 2010 by Syftfel
I happen to have some insight in this. The "gunmen" were really not "men" at all! They were major drag queens, false eyelashes, excessive lipstick, fishnet pantyhose (WITH seems), and stiletto heels. In either case they were extremely effeminate and should be an easy catch. They are girlyish weaklings!
01:11 October 31, 2010 by Swedesmith
Thay now thailor, what's wrong with wearing fishnet stockings and stiletto heels? I oughta hit you with my purse.
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