Shooting at Amsterdam hospital leaves one dead

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A man was killed in a shooting near AMC in Amsterdam on Monday night. This is the fifth fatal shooting in Amsterdam this past week.

The police responded to reports of a shooting on Meibergdreef around 11:30 p.m. At the scene they found a wounded man. Emergency services tried to resuscitate him, but to no avail. He died at the scene.

The gunman fled on a bicycle in the direction of Holendrecht station. He was wearing a red jacket and a hat. Numerous police units and a helicopter searched the area for the man, but were unable to find him.

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.