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Aug 17 '17 08:30

One person was killed in a shooting in a home on Bosscherweg in Maastricht on Wednesday night, the police said on Twitter. The victim's identity is not yet known.

Local residents reported hearing bangs fro the home around 11:00 p.m., according to ANP. Responding officers found a wounded person in the home, who died despite first responders' aid.

The police closed down the area for investigation. No arrests were made as yet, a spokesperson said to the news wire. 

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Aug 10 '17 07:37

An as yet unidentified man was found severely injured on a business premises in Haarlem on Wednesday evening. He was rushed to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds, ANP reports. 

The man was conscious and able to speak to the police when they found him on Palletweg. One suspect was arrested for this shooting, more arrests may follow.

According to social media posts, multiple ambulances and a helicopter responded to the shooting. The responding police officers were wearing bulletproof vests, according to the news wire. 

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Aug 10 '17 07:17

Several people were injured in a fight on Torenstraat in the Groningen village of Beerta on Wednesday night. According to the police, shots were fired. A total of five people were arrested, ANP reports.

Multiple people were taken to hospital with unknown injuries. Exactly how many people got hurt, and whether anyone was actually shot, is unclear. The police believe the victims and perpetrators know each other and that the cause of the incident is in the relationship sphere. 

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Aug 8 '17 07:29

Four people were killed and six others were injured in a shooting in Willemstad on Curacao on Monday night. The injured people were rushed to the hospital. The gunmen are still at large, AD reports.

According to broadcaster NOS, the shooting happened at a birthday party for two brothers in te Buena Vista neighborhood. Unknown gunmen drove up in a car and opened fire on a home with automatic weapons. The area is known for gang violence. Newspaper AD reports that the shooting happened at a bar annex small supermarket.

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Aug 1 '17 16:40

A 25-year-old man from Rotterdam was injured in thein Tilburg early on Tuesday morning. He was shot in the abdomen and the leg. Many residents were witnesses to the shooting, Omroep Brabant reports.

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Aug 1 '17 08:27

One person was hurt in a shooting on Puccinistraat in Tilburg early on Tuesday morning. The perpetrators fled in a car and are still at large. A police helicopter was deployed to search for them, AD reports.

The shooting happened around 2:00 a.m. Bystanders saw two suspects drive away. According to the newspaper, the victim sustained two bullet wounds - one in the abdomen and one in the upper leg. 

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Jul 28 '17 13:40

Firefighters found a critically injured man, with what seemed to be gunshot wounds, while extinguishing a fire in a home in Rotterdam on Friday morning, ANP reports.

The fire brigade responded to the house on Hooidrift after a fire broke out there on Friday morning. "During the extinguishing they encountered the victim, who did not seem to be unwell due to smoke. He was very hurt", a police spokesperson said to the news wire. "Our estimation is that he has a gunshot wound."

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Jul 26 '17 15:20

The police arrested two men shortly after a 41-year-old man from Barendrecht was shot and killed in his car on Langehorst in Rotterdam on Wednesday morning. They were arrested close to the crime scene. Whether they were involved in the sooting is as yet unclear, the Telegraaf reports.

Police officers noticed the duo shortly after arriving at the scene of the shooting. They were in a car on the terrain of a mortuary, right opposite where the victim's Seat Leon was parked. 

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Jul 26 '17 08:03

A 41-year-old man died in hospital during the early hours of Wednesday morning after a shooting in Rotterdam. Witnesses reported hearing multiple gunshots and the man's injuries looked like gunshot wounds, the police confirmed to NU.nl.

The victim was found critically injured in a car on Langehorst in Rotterdam-Zuid. He was rushed to the hospital, where he died. 

A special investigation team is on the case and is expected to release more information during the course of Wednesday. 

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Jul 24 '17 08:26

The bodyguard of Amsterdam sex club owner Jan Otten was shot in the leg during an armed robbery early on Sunday morning. He was injured while fighting with two men trying to rob Otten.

The armed robbery happened in front of Otten's home on Hilverbeekstraat. Otten told the Telegraaf that he is "properly shaken up" by the incident. "I shouted at my guard: give them the bag, but he's not afraid of anything and first pushed me into my home and then went to fight with the robbers."

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Jul 20 '17 12:50

The Spanish police arrested a 57-year-old man on Wednesday who is wanted in the Netherlands for involvement in a shooting at the Thialf ice rink in Heereveen early this year, the police announced on Thursday.

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Jul 18 '17 16:00

A 47-year-old man from Zandvoort was killed in a shooting in the parking lot of a Van der Valk hotel in Akersloot on Monday afternoon. The police found the victim in a delivery van, the police said in a statement

A 49-year-old man turned himself in at a police station a short time after the shooting. He was arrested.

The police are investigating what happened. A forensic team performed a trace evidence investigation at the scene. 

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Jul 12 '17 08:39

The police are looking for witnesses to a shooting that left one man injured in an apartment building in Amstelveen on Wednesday morning. No arrests were made.

The shooting happened around 3:30 a.m. in the Ararat apartment building on In de Wolken in the Groenelaan neighborhood, according to RTV Amstelveen. The circumstances around the shooting are still unclear.

A trauma team responded to the scene and rushed the victim to hospital. The extent of his injuries was not revealed.

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Jul 12 '17 08:25

One person was injured and two people were arrested in what seemed to be a street fight in Zaandam on Tuesday night. Witnesses report that shots were fired, but the police could not confirm this, ANP reports.

The incident happened at 11:00 p.m. on Perim street. Exactly what happened is unclear. The police are investigating.

Whether the injured person had gunshot wounds is also unclear. He was taken to hospital and is not in life threatening danger, according to the news wire. 

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Jul 4 '17 12:05

One man was rushed to the hospital after being injured in a shooting on Geerdinkhof in Amsterdam on Tuesday. The police are looking for a heavy set white man wearing grey shorts and a blue shirt.

The man's description was spread through alert system Burgernet. He is wanted in connection with the shooting, according to the Burgernet message. 

The victim's condition is unknown. The police closed down the area for investigation. 

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Jun 29 '17 10:39

A 37-year-old woman was critically injured in a shooting in the parking lot of a retirement home in the Amsterdam neighborhood Koornhorst on Thursday morning. The woman was rushed to hospital with injuries to her head, according to Het Parool.

The shooting happened around 8:30 a.m. The retirement home is near the Bijlmedrie primary school. The shooter, a man in a ski-mask according to the newspaper, is on the run. The police closed the surrounding area for investigation. A police helicopter was seen circling the area. 

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Jun 27 '17 10:04

The police responded to Scheldestraat in Breda on Monday afternoon after local residents reported a shooting outside the community center. Witnesses told BN De Stem that a man was shot in the leg and taken to hospital by ambulance, but so far the police could not confirm this.

The area around the community center was closed down for investigation. Police officers in bulletproof vests searched the area, according to the newspaper.

On Monday night the police still had no information about any victims. They call for witnesses to come forward on Twitter.

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Jun 23 '17 13:35

A police K9 unit squad car was set on fire in Bos en Lommer in Amsterdam on Thursday. The car was parked on Merlijnstraat, a few dozen meters away from where police officers were dealing with a shooting. A man was shot in the leg, AT5 reports.

"Luckily no people or dogs were in the car, no one was injured", the police said on Twitter. "Fire was quickly extinguished, but the perpetrators fled."

The police were in the area dealing with the aftermath of a shooting, in which one man was injured in his leg. Two perpetrators fled on a dark colored scooter. 

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Jun 16 '17 14:56

The police chased down and arrested a suspect of a shooting in Zaandam on Friday in the Coen tunnel in Amsterdam. Two other suspects managed to escape and are still on the run, NU.nl reports.

The shooting happened on Dodonaeusstraat in Zaandam. No one was injured.

The suspects fled after the shooting and the police launched a manhunt. Their getaway car was spotted and eventually forced off the road in the Coen tunnel in Amsterdam. Two suspects managed to escape on foot. The third was arrested. 

The police are still searching for the remaining two suspects.

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Jun 8 '17 11:30

The Yin Yang coffeeshop in the Spaarndammerbuurt in Amsterdam was targeted in a shooting during the early hours of Thursday morning. Bullet holes were found in the window when people started going to work on Thursday morning. No one was injured, a police spokesperson confirmed to Het Parool.

A local resident told the newspaper that three loud bangs woke him up around 4:00 a.m. "I thought of shots, but saw that it was so quiet on the street. A couple of students cheerily cycled by, so I thought it must've been something else. There was no corpse on the street after all", he said. 

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May 30 '17 16:30

A 79-year-old man shot his neighbor in the Rotterdam neighborhood of Charlois on Tuesday morning before turning the gun on himself. The 21-year-old woman is in critical condition. The elderly man died in hospital this afternoon, AD reports.

According to local residents, the two neighbors, who shared a porch, were in the midst of a quarrel. They were seen exchanging words around 8:30 a.m., witnesses told the newspaper. The man shot the young woman right in front of their homes and barricaded himself in his house.

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May 30 '17 10:25

A woman and a man were injured in two separate shootings in Rotterdam on Monday night and Tuesday morning. On Sunday night another man was killed in a shooting in the city. 

First responders were dispatched to a shooting incident on Wolphaertsbocht in Charlois around 8:45 a.m. on Tuesday, where a critically injured woman was found. Air ambulance crews were dispatched and te police closed the street. The police are investigating what exactly happened.

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May 29 '17 08:23

A man was shot and killed while barbecuing with friends in a garden on Paardebloem in Rotterdam-Ommoord on Sunday night. A man in a hoody walked past and shot him, according to eye witnesses. The gunman is still at large, AD reports.

The victim was barbecuing with three friends to celebrate iftar - the breaking of the fast during Ramadan, according to the newspaper. 

According to an eyewitness, the shooting happened very quickly. "In ten seconds it was done", he said to AD. "I immediately thought: he's dead."

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May 17 '17 08:17

Panic broke out when a man pulled a gun on a terrace full of people in Zeist on Tuesday night. He tried to shoot someone, but his gun wouldn't work, witnesses told RTV Utrecht.

The incident happened at the terrace of café De Reünie terrace on Slotlaan in Zeist around 9:45 p.m. The police closed down and evacuated the terrace and surrounding buildings. Officers in bulletproof vests investigated and spoke to witnesses, according to NOS.

One person was arrested. His involvement in the incident is unclear.

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