Harry Styles cancels concert in Copenhagen following tragic shooting incident

Harry Styles
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Harry Styles canceled his concert in Copenhagen after three people were killed and many others were injured when a gunman opened fire at them at a mall situated nearby the venue where he was scheduled to perform. Styles has released a statement on his Twitter account following the tragic incident and has mourned the victims and their families.

His Twitter statement

Harry Styles took to Twitter to talk about the tragic incident that took place in Copenhagen ahead of his scheduled concert. While reacting to the same, he wrote, “I’m heartbroken along with the people of Copenhagen. I adore this city. The people are so warm and full of love. I’m devastated for the victims, their families, and everyone hurting. I’m sorry we couldn’t be together. Please look after each other. H.”

About the concert

For the unversed, Harry Styles was supposed to perform at the Royal Arena venue on Sunday night as a part of his Love On Tour. However, the singer had to cancel his performance later owing to the incident that happened ahead of the concert in the same location. The shooting is said to have broken out at a Field’s Mall as confirmed by the Copenhagen police in a social media statement that was released on Sunday. It has been further reported that they have arrested a 22-year-old male who is allegedly related to the shooting incident.

Here is what the police said in the post, “More than one person is confirmed dead, and several people are injured. If you are in Copenhagen, contact your relatives and let them know, that you are ok.” The concerned authorities are also looking out for pictures, videos, and witnesses from the incident that will aid in further investigation in the coming days.

More on the venue

Talking about the venue, it was not only Harry Styles who was scheduled to perform in the said location of the Danish capital. In the coming weeks, it was reportedly supposed to host other artists like Queen + Adam Lambert, Pearl Jam, and more. However, apart from Styles, it has not been confirmed by either of the artists whether they will be postponing their shows as well after the tragic incident.

About Harry Styles

Harry Styles is a noted English singer and songwriter who is also a part of the popular boy band One Direction that is currently on an indefinite hiatus since 2016. Over time, Styles has emerged as a solo artist and won the hearts of music lovers with many singles. He released his debut solo album back in 2017 and since then, there was no looking back for him.