Kalashnikov rifle fire wounds Diemen driver; shooter on the loose

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Car ends up in a ditch after shooting incident in Diemen, Nov 5th, 2015 (Photo: Twitter/@stepjanssen). Car ends up in a ditch after shooting incident in Diemen, Nov 5th, 2015 (Photo: Twitter/@stepjanssen)

A man was injured in a shooting incident on Fregat street in Diemen-Noord on Thursday afternoon. The balaclava wearing gunman was waiting for the victim and fired on him with a Kalashnikov when he arrived in his car. The shooting happened around 12:40 p.m.

Witnesses said this to AT5. The victim would have chased after the shooter and ended up in a ditch with his car.

According to the Telegraaf, emergency services fished the victim out of the water and started treating his injuries in the ambulance. He has been taken to the hospital.

The perpetrator or perpetrators fled the scene and are still at large. Het Parool reports that the police are looking for a getaway car.

The police have also closed down the street and are investigating the crime scene.

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