Man injures 8 with ax in Sweden before being shot, arrested
March 4, 2021
STOCKHOLM (AP) — A man armed with an ax attacked and injured eight people in a southern Swedish town Wednesday before being shot and arrested, police said.
Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said a possible terrorist motive was being investigated.
"In the light of what has emerged so far in the police investigation, prosecutors have initiated a preliminary investigation into terrorist crimes," he said but didn't elaborate.
Shortly after his statement, investigators at a police press conference said they had started a preliminary investigation into attempted murder, with details "that make us i...