Five arrested in connection with Rotterdam shooting
The police arrested three men and two women in a cafe on Bergewg on Sunday morning in connection with a shooting. Several local residents reported hearing gunshots and seeing people fleeing into the cafe, the police said in a statement.
The reports started coming in at the police station around 5:30 a.m. on Sunday. Officers carefully approached the cafe on the corrner of Bergweg and Vijverhofstraat, but due to the closed shutters, could not make out what was going on inside.
A SWAT team was called in as a precaution, because the people inside might be armed. The SWAT team arrested all five people in the cafe for questioning.
The police are investigating the circumstances of the shooting. Witnesses or anyone else with information that may be related to this case are asked to contact the police.