Another Amsterdam coffeeshop closed after shooting

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Coffeeshop Blue Lagoon on Overtoom in Amsterdam was closed down indefinitely by order of Mayor Eberhard van der Laan on Wednesday. This follows the coffeeshop being targeted in a shooting during the early hours of Wednesday morning, the Telegraaf reports. According to the Mayor, the coffeeshop poses a serious danger to residents and passersby. The coffeeshop is located in a residential area. And as the motive for the shooting is unclear, the chance of recurrence can't be ruled out. This puts safety and public order in danger, the mayor said. This is the umpteenth coffeeshop to be closed after a shooting in Amsterdam. In September down after a shooting. So was after the at the establishment this year. In May multiple in Amsterdam-Zuid. De Kroon in Amsterdam-Zuid was shot at in January and was targeted in February. Mayor Eberhard van der Laan decided to  In November last year coffeeshops on  and were the targets of drive-by shootings.

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