Friday, February 5, 2016 - 07:15
Rotterdam shooting leaves one dead; suspects escape
A man was killed in a shooting incident on Ameidestraat in Rotterdam in the early hours of Friday morning. Several perpetrators fled in the direction of Kleinpolderplein, the police report on Twitter. The shooting happened around 3 a.m., according to broadcaster NOS. Emergency services tried to resuscitate the man, but to no avail. Local residents heard several shots fired, according to reporter Jelle Gunneweg.
#Ameidestraat slachtoffer (m) schietincident overleden, meerdere daders weg richting Ruggestraat/Kleinpolderplein. Politie doet onderzoek.— Politie Eenheid Rotterdam eo (@POL_Rotterdam) February 5, 2016