At approximately 2215 local time (2015 UTC) on 1 July 2023, a man wielding a machete attacked several people outside a nightclub in the capital Oslo. Authorities believe the assailant was targeting a specific individual following an argument when security personnel attempted to intervene and were attacked themselves. Of the five people injured in the attack, four were security guards. A bystander who witnessed the attack subdued the assailant outside the nightclub. Authorities arrested the suspect and have launched an investigation into the attack.