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Police Called Out Due to False Gunman

The Reykjavík Metropolitan Police was called out on Wednesday due to a report on a gunman at large in the capital region. The police reacted swiftly as the case was considered to be very serious.

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Archive photo by Páll Stefánsson.

However, shortly afterwards it turned out that the report was based on a misunderstanding as the man in question was carrying a BB gun, visir.is reports.

The reason for the man being “armed” was that he was an actor, playing a scene for a short film.

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