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One in Custody Following Shooting in Reykjavík

A man in his 20s is in custody following reports of a shooting in the Grafarholt neighbourhood of Reykjavík between 3:00 and 4:00 AM last night. A man and woman were both shot while standing outdoors in the neighbourhood, according to a police statement sent to media. Both were transported to the emergency ward, where their wounds were attended to. Neither is in critical condition.

The police mobilised their special forces unit in response to the shooting, making the arrest in central Reykjavík this morning. The investigation is in its early stages, but police believe that the general public is not in danger. No further information was provided about the case, but police stated a press released would be issued later today.

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