Multiple weapons found on pupil arrested for shooting at Roermond school

Dutch police officers (Stock Photo: Politie). (Dutch police officers (Stock Photo: Politie))

The police found multiple weapons, including an air pistol, two knives, and a hatchet on a 16-year-old boy arrested for a  on Friday morning, the police confirmed to 1Limburg.

The boy entered the school on Hillenraedtstraat at around 8:30 a.m. with his arsenal. He fired multiple shots, both inside and outside the school building. No one was injured.

Teachers kept the teenager talking until the police arrived and overpowered him.

The teenager is currently being questioned. Earlier on Friday the police said they believe a conflict with another pupil may be behind the incident, but they are still investigating.

The Kennis- en Expertisecentrum de Donderberg  is a center for special education and care.