Amsterdam Centrum shooting leaves one hurt

A bold rush hour shooting left one man injured and police in a desperate hunt to find the gunman. The incident happened at 5:12 p.m. near Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal, and the offender ran off towards Amsterdam Centraal station, about 500 meters away. The wounded man was responsive when emergency workers arrived. He was rushed to an area hospital, according to police.

Police are searching for a white man wearing overalls about 30 to 35-years-old, and standing between 1.80 and 1.85 meters tall. Police have asked witnesses to contact them at 0900 8844.