The capturing occurred early on Saturday outdoors a bar within the downtown space of the Norwegian capital, police mentioned.
Police spokesman Tore Barstad confirmed the arrest, however no different particulars together with a potential motive had been instantly recognized.
A suspect has been arrested after two individuals had been killed and greater than a dozen injured in a mass capturing in Oslo.
Mr Barstad added that it was not clear whether or not the capturing had any connection to the Pleasure parade that was to be held on Saturday in Oslo.
“Police are in touch with the organisers of the Pleasure occasion this Saturday. There will probably be a steady evaluation of what measures police ought to take to guard that occasion and whether or not this incident has a connection to Pleasure in any respect,” Mr Barstad informed reporters.
He mentioned medical therapy was being offered to 14 individuals, eight of whom have been admitted to hospital.
Olav Roenneberg, a journalist from Norwegian public broadcaster NRK, mentioned he witnessed the capturing.
“I noticed a person arrive on the website with a bag. He picked up a weapon and began capturing,” Mr Roenneberg informed NRK.
“First I believed it was an air gun. Then the glass of the bar subsequent door was shattered and I understood I needed to run for canopy.”
Norwegian media mentioned the photographs had been fired outdoors the London Pub, which describes itself as the preferred homosexual bar in Oslo because it opened in 1979.
“The capturing outdoors London Pub in Oslo tonight was a merciless and deeply surprising assault on harmless individuals,” Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Stoere mentioned in a Fb submit.
He mentioned that whereas the motive was unclear, the capturing had brought on concern and grief within the LGBTQ neighborhood.
“All of us stand by you,” Mr Gahr Stoere wrote.
Norwegian broadcaster TV2 confirmed footage of individuals operating down Oslo streets in panic as photographs rang out within the background.
Oslo Pleasure organisers mentioned they had been in shut contact with the police.