Second shooting in Utrecht neighborhood leaves man dead
A man was killed in a shooting incident in the Utrecht neighborhood of Lombok on Thursday evening. The perpetrators are at large. This was the second shooting in Lombok this week. On Wednesday morning, a fish shop on Laan van Nieuw Guinea and a building on the nearby Moskeeplein were shot at.
The shooting on Thursday night happened at around 9:20 p.m. on Kanaalstraat, near Soendastraat, NU.nl reports. The victim died at the scene.
The police cordoned off Kanaalstraat from Ouderijnbrug to Pieter Bonthstraat for investigation. A police helicopter was spotted surveying the scene from above.
So far little is known about the circumstances surrounding the shooting. It is also not clear whether there is a connection with the shootings on Wednesday morning.
Utrecht Kanaalstraat 22:16, they are investigating. I am so upset, stay safe y’all pic.twitter.com/4Pw9Xh5GiP— Tuna’s history storage (@HappiTuna) May 30, 2019
Er is iemand neergeschoten in de #Kanaalstraat #Utrecht veel hulpdiensten ter plaatsen groot deel van de straat en omgeving wordt afgezet. Trauma heli & politie zulu zijn aanwezig. Het slachtoffer lijkt overleden witte schermen en tent is geplaatst. #heftig pic.twitter.com/ee9AQdqJc7— Stefan Marbus (@NowayNL) May 30, 2019