Father, son gunned down in business park ambush; Suspects escape in black BMW

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

Two men were killed in a shooting in the Zoeterhage industrial complex in Zoetermeer on Tuesday morning. The shooting happened around 11:00 a.m. in the parking lot of a gym located on Edisonstraat, AD reports.

Witnesses told the newspaper that they believe the victims to be father and son, a detail the police had not confirmed after the incident. The victims were found sitting in a black Mercedes parked at the gym. A witness reports a black BMW driving away after shots were heard. The BMW was spotted in the parking lot several times on Tuesday morning, according to the newspaper.

A burnt out BMW was found in nearby neighborhood Oosterheem. The police are investigating whether it is connected to the shooting.

Initial reports stated that the victims were seriously injured. Emergency services, including an air ambulance, rushed to the scene to give medical assistance. Around noon the police reported that both victims were dead.

So far nothing is known about a possible motive.