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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Copenhagen (Denmark), Shooting in Tivoli Gardens

Europe > Denmark > Copenhagen

U.S. Embassy Copenhagen informs U.S. citizens that, according to local media reports, a shooting incident occurred early Friday evening outside of Tivoli Gardens.  It is unclear if the shooter is still at large.  Police closed off the area and indicate there is no evidence to suggest the incident was terrorism-related.

Please be advised to avoid the area surrounding Tivoli Gardens and HC Andersens Boulevard.  Monitor local media for updates, and exercise caution if you are in the vicinity. 

 

General Security Information

U.S. citizens in Denmark  are reminded, in general, that if at any time you feel threatened or in danger, please call the Danish authorities immediately by dialing 1-1-2 for emergency service response from Danish police, rescue, and fire departments.

 

For further detailed information regarding Denmark and travel:

 

·        See the State Department's travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Denmark Country Specific Information.

·        Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. 

·        Contact the U.S. Embassy in Denmark, located at Dag Hammarskjolds Alle 24 in Copenhagen, at +[45]3341-7100 or by email at CopenhagenACS@state.gov.  After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +[45]3341-7400.

·        Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).

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