Almere man hurt in Amsterdam shooting

Crime scene (Photo: Politie)Crime scene (Photo: Politie)

A 40-year-old man from Almere was injured in a shooting on IJburglaan in Amsterdam early on Monoday orning. He was rushed to the hospital. His condition is unclear, RTV Noord-Holland reports.

The shooting was first reported to the police around 4:00 a.m. Officers responded to the scen eand found the wounded man. He was still conscious and told the police that he'd been shot. 

The police searched the area, but to no avail. The perpetrator remains at large. A gray Volkswagen Golf was later found on Faas Wilkesstraaat. The police believe the car may have been used as a getaway car in the shooting and seized it for investigation.

Witnesses to the shooting can contact the police on 0900-8844