Man hurt in Heerlen shooting; suspect arrested

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New Dutch police uniforms feature a broad yellow stripe (photo: Politie). (New Dutch police uniforms feature a broad yellow stripe (photo: Politie))

A 31-year-old man was injured in a shooting on Jos Cuypersstraat in Heerlen on Sunday evening. The police responded to the scene at around 6:10 p.m. Two shots were fired at the man, the police said.

A suspect was arrested shortly after the incident. He did not resist, according to the police. 

The victim was taken to hospital. The severity of his injuries is unclear.

A forensic investigation was done at the scene and the police spoke to witnesses and local residents. The motive for the shooting is still under investigation. 

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