Footage released of Green Palace coffeeshop shooting in Amsterdam
The police released footage of a shooting at Green Palace coffeeshop on Kloveniersburgwal in late September in the hopes that information from the public may lead to an arrest. The shooting happened at 4:15 a.m. on September 27th.
The footage show a man driving up on a gray scooter from the direction of the Nieuwmarkts. He pulls a gun from his bag and starts shooting. Something seems to be wrong with the gun and e calmly takes the time to solve the problem and resume his shooting.
The coffeeshop was hit at least once. It was closed at the time and no one was injured.
The perpetrator then flees in the direction of Oude Hoogstraat.
The police are looking to speak to witnesses or anyone who may have information about the man in the footage. In particular the police want to talk to a cyclist that can be seen in the footage.
This shooting is one of seven shootings targeted at coffeeshops in Amsterdam this past year.