Six people including the gunman have died in a Finish mall shooting on the outskirts of Helsinki.

The gunman, identified as Ibrahim Shkupolli, 43, killed four people in a rampage in a mall where his former girlfriend worked after killing his girlfriend at her apartment in Espoo.

Media reports said the suspect opened fire with a 9 mm handgun, sending shoppers fleeing.

According to reports from Timesonline, his body was later found in his apartment. The motive for the killing is believed to be domestic.