One seriously hurt after cop shoots at car theft suspect
A suspect in a car burglary was seriously injured late Wednesday afternoon in Arnhem when a police officer shot at the person during an arrest. The suspect resisted violently, police claim. The suspect was transferred to an area hospital.
According to the police, a report was received around 5:30 p.m. that an officer caught someone "red-handed" on Deelenseweg in Arnhem. A police spokesperson did not reveal any details about the suspect's identity.
The Rijksrecherche is investigating the incident, as is protocol when an officer injures someone with a service weapon. The Rijksrecherche is an independent inspectorate which investigates the use of force by police officers, and handles investigations involving Dutch government offices.
Reporting by ANP and NL Times