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Armed and dangerous Elias Adachour escaped police custody at the Sint Franciscus Gasthuis in Rotterdam, 18 Jan 2017
Jan 19 '17 08:04

The police are hunting double shooting suspect Elias Adahchour, who managed to escape police custody at the Sint Frannciscus hospital in Rotterdam on Wednesday afternoon. Anyone who spots hin should contact the police at once. Do not approach him yourself because he is "armed and dangerous", the police warns.

Police officers on the street
Jan 18 '17 10:03

The police released surveillance camera footage showing a cyclist wanted in connection with the in Amsterdam Zuidoost in November last year.

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Jan 16 '17 08:47

A woman in Wernhout, Brabant shot and killed two "pit bull like" dogs on Sunday after the dogs attacked her husband, the dogs' owner. The woman shot the dogs to free her husband from their jaws, the Volkskrant reports.

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Jan 12 '17 07:41

A shooting in an apartment building in the Utrecht neighborhood of Overvecht left one person dead early on Thursday morning. The circumstances surrounding the shooting is still very unclear, NOS reports.

The shooting happened around 1:45 a.m. in an apartment building on Faustdreef. According to the broadcaster, it happened on the porch of an apartment. 

The police are doing a trace evidence investigation at the apartment.

Police
Jan 11 '17 15:35

Shots were fired at Islamic primary school As-Siddieq in Amsterdam-Noord over the Christmas holidays. At least eight bullet holes were found in the building, AT5 reports.

Pictures show bullet holes in the walls and doors of the school. A bullet hole was also found in the window of one of the bathrooms. "Parents and teachers no longer feel safe", a parent said to the Amsterdam broadcaster.

It seems the shots were fired over New Year's. An employee of the school found the bullet holes around that time and called the police. 

Police
Jan 10 '17 08:11

The former director of a bankrupt family business in Rijswijk is the main suspect in a  ice skating stadium in Heerenveen on Saturday. Businessman Bert Jonker was injured in the shooting. Jonker's company picked up the bankrupt estate of the main suspect's company in 2015, the Volkskrant reports.

Police officers on the street
Jan 9 '17 07:33

Bert Jonker, director of engineering company Clafis, and his family are in hiding after Jonker was the victim of a shooting in Heerenveen on Saturday. Jonker was shot in the hand in the parking lot of the Thialf skating stadium.

The decision to move Jonker and his family to a secret address was made because the suspected gunman in the shooting is still at large, NU.nl reports. The police call on him to turn himself in.

Emergency services on Branding in Hellevoetsluis after a double shooting, 26 Dec 2016
Jan 6 '17 09:06

A 24-year-old man from Hellevoetsluis turned himself in at a police station in Dordrecht on Thursday. He was internationally wanted for a fatal shooting in his home-town on Boxing Day. This means that all four suspects in the case is now in custody, the police said in a statement.

Emergency services on Branding in Hellevoetsluis after a double shooting, 26 Dec 2016
Dec 27 '16 08:34

Two men aged 25 and 29 years were passed away after a shooting in Hellevoetsluis on Monday night, the Rotterdam police said on Twitter. The shooting happened on Branding around 6:00 p.m.

Emergency services, including paramedics and air ambulances, responded to the scene, according to ANP. Paramedics resuscitated the two victims and rushed them to a hospital. The 29-year-old man was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at te hospital. The 25-year-old died during the early hours of Tuesday morning, the police said on Twitter. 

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Dec 27 '16 07:35

A man was inured in a shooting on Vier Heemskinderenstraat in Amsterdam around 11:15 p.m. on Monday. He was taken to hospital, the police said on Twitter. His condition is unknown.

According to RTV Noordh-Holland, a mobile medical team and the fire department responded to the shooting. The victim was strapped to a stretcher and hoisted from an apartment on the second story. The police say that the shooting happened in a home. 

The victim was still conscious when helped arrived, according to the police.

arrest
Dec 12 '16 14:20

Two men from Berg en Terblijt in Limburg were arrested over the weekend on suspicion of involvement in a shooting in Rotterdam on Friday. A 23-year-old man from Rotterdam was also arrested, 1Limburg reports.

During the early hours of Friday morning the police received a report of guns shots in Tarwewijk, Rotterdam. A short time later a man showed up at a police station claiming that he was threatened with firearms. The victim, a 25-year-old man from Rotterdam, was taken to a hospital, where a bullet was found in his upper body. 

Crime scene (Photo: Politie)
Dec 12 '16 11:43

A 40-year-old man from Almere was injured in a shooting on IJburglaan in Amsterdam early on Monoday orning. He was rushed to the hospital. His condition is unclear, RTV Noord-Holland reports.

The shooting was first reported to the police around 4:00 a.m. Officers responded to the scen eand found the wounded man. He was still conscious and told the police that he'd been shot. 

Police
Dec 12 '16 07:41

A 52-year-old man from IJmuiden was stabbed to death at a company in the city on Sunday morning A 55-year-old man was arrested as suspect later on Sunday, after being shot in the leg by the police.

The suspect fled the scene of the stabbing on Ruyterstraat in the Zeeheldenbuurt, the police said in a statement. The police released his description - blood covered man around the age of 30 carrying a shopping bag - on Burgernet. The man was spotted in Driehuis later that afternoon.

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Dec 7 '16 14:45

The court in Den Bosch acquitted police officer Ronald V. on appeal for shooting an innocent passenger in a getaway car in 2013. When the case was first tried, the Kerkrade police officer was found guilty of manslaughter and AD reports.

V., his family and many colleagues were in court to hear the verdict.

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Dec 2 '16 09:02

A shooting incident involving a Kalashnikov or other form of assault rifle in Putte on Wednesday left a young couple terrified. An Audi parked on Schoolstraat was riddled with bullets. And one stray bullet shot straight through the couple's house.

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Nov 24 '16 12:20

One person was injured in a shooting in Amsterdam-Noord on Thursday morning. The person was rushed to a hospital in unknown condition, according to the Amsterdam police on Twitter.

The shooting was first reported around 10:40 a.m. A wounded an was found on the street and rushed to the hospital.

According to the police, closer investigation revealed that shots were likely fired in an apartment building on H. Cleyndertweg. The police surrounded the building and sent a SWAT team in to search for a suspect. No suspect was found.

The police are investigating. 

Nov 18 '16 08:41

The woman in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Thursday morning, is 28-year-old woman from Zuidoost. She was the mother of a 6-year-old child, AT5 reports.

The victim was killed in a shooting, the police confirmed. She had no criminal record. The motive for her murder is unclear.

Crime scene (Photo: Politie)
Nov 17 '16 11:19

The body of a woman was found on a bridge near Maldenhof in Amsterdam on Thursday morning. She died "under suspicious circumstances", a police spokesperson said to AT5.

According to the police, there was a shooting. But the spokesperson could not confirm whether the woman died as a result of the shooting. The police investigation will determine this.

The police are searching the area with a helicopter and sniffer dogs.

A local resident told the broadcaster that two shots were fired around 8:00 a.m. on Thursday morning.

 

Nov 15 '16 08:03

Two suspects arrested after a fatal shooting in Amsterdam on Friday night, were released again on Monday, the Public Prosecutor announced. They are still considered suspects, but at this stage there is no evidence that they fired any shots, the Prosecutor said, according to Het Parool.

The shooting happened around 6:30 p.m. on Friday in front of shisha cafe Atlas on Ten Katestraat. 18-year-old Naoufal Mohammadi was killed. Two other men, age 22 and 24 both from Amsterdam, were slightly injured. They were treated in hospital and were sent home on Saturday.

Naoufal Mohammadi, killed in a shooting on Ten Katestraat in Amsterdam on 11 Nov 2016
Nov 14 '16 15:00

The Huygens College in Amsterdam held a minute of silence on Monday for 18-year-old Naoufal Mohammadi, who was killed in a shooting on Ten Katestraat on Friday. The school also set up a room with a commemorative book in which friends and acquaintances can write a message to Naoufal's family, Het Parool reports.

Nov 9 '16 10:32

The building of housing association Ymere in Haarlem was the target of a shooting during the early hours of Tuesday morning. The windows of the building on Jetty Velustraat were hit by several bullets around 3:00 a.m., the Telegraaf reports.

The police are investigating. So far no arrests were made. No one was injured. 

According to the Telegraaf, the building was also targeted in a shooting last week.

arrest
Nov 9 '16 09:44

The police arrested four people suspected of involvement in a fatal shooting in Rotterdam in July. A , ANP reports.

Nov 8 '16 14:00

The police arrested a 23-year-old man in Amsterdam on Monday on suspicion of involvemet in a shooting at coffeeshop DNA on Achillesstraat in Zuid. Narcotics and cash were confiscated in the arrest, Het Parool reports.

Nov 1 '16 13:40

Restaurant Greenhouse Kitchen on Haarlemmerstraat in Amsterdam was closed down by order of Mayor Eberhard van der Laan following a early on Monday morning. The restaurant is closed indefinitely "in the interest of public order", according to the notice stuck to its door, AD reports. 

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