When a gunman opened fire on a crowd assembled at a Copenhagen café for an event titled “Art, Blasphemy, and the Freedom of Expression,” attendees at the event immediately began reporting on what was happening via Twitter.
For instance, here’s a very brief report from the French ambassador to Denmark:
Still alive in the room
— Frankrigs ambassadør (@francedk) February 14, 2015
Others tweeted photos of the café, which was riddled with bullet holes.
Bedre foto af skudhullerne i glasdørene til “Krudttønden”, hvor tre betjente blev ramt af skud pic.twitter.com/vVGLEchOW7
— Magnus Bjerg (@MagnusBjerg) February 14, 2015
Photos of the alleged shooter, who killed one person and injured three police officers at the cafe, and reportedly killed another person in a second incident, made their way to news sources: