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Tuesday, 11 October 2016 - 13:25
3rd fatal Amsterdam shooting in 4 days claimed career criminal, 24
The victim of a fatal shooting near the AMC in Amsterdam-Zuidoost was identified as 24-year-old Isilnando Kammeron by Het Parool. According to the newspaper, Kammeron is a career criminal with a criminal record dating from when he was 13 years old. The Amsterdam man's crime career started with theft and robbery, but soon upgraded to violence. In November last year he was convicted for attempted murder. He stabbed a 25-year-old man in the chest in the Hoogoord apartment building in Bijlmer. Previous crimes involved assaults, thefts, robbery, domestic violence and extortion. Kammeron was the victim of the third fatal shooting in Amsterdam in four days, and the fifth in a week. The police are looking for the perpetrator. He was seen fleeing on a bicycle wearing a red jacket and a hat. On Saturday afternoon Djordy Latumahina was gunned down in the parking lot beneath his home on Koningin Wilhelminaplein. His girlfriend was critically injured, but is now recovering. Their 2-year-old daughter witnessed the shooting, but was not injured. Earlier on Saturday a 44-year-old man was shot in killed in a fight in Amsterdam-West. Two other men, age 44 and 50, were injured. According to the police, the victims in both shootings aren’t involved in serious crime. On Monday the police also revealed that the man found dead in a burning apartment on Barbusselaan on Friday, was murdered. According to NRC, he was also shot. The police believe the victim is the 54-year-old resident of the flat. But they are awaiting the results of a DNA test to confirm. And on Tuesday last week 42-year-old Amsterdam criminal R.S. was gunned down in sight of a primary school and its students in Osdorp.