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Mar 16 '18 13:00

A man shot on Piet Mondriaanstraat in Amsterdam Niew-West on Thursday evening, died of his injuries. The police have not yet identified him, though local residents say he was a 19-year-old boy, Het Parool reports.

The shooting happened around 10:15 p.m., near the crossing with Jan Tooropstraat. The victim was found in front of one of the homes io the street. He was unconscious.

Police close down the Apolloburg in Nieuwegein after a fatal shooting, 28 Nov 2017
Nov 28 '17 14:20

A 43-year-old man from Nieuwegein was killed when perpetrators opened fire on his car on Apolloburg in Nieuwegein on Tuesday morning. This murder is connected to an assassination on the same street in 2013, 'well established sources' told AD.

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Oct 2 '17 12:50

One person was seriously injured in a shooting in a home in the Friesland town of Dronrijp on Monday morning. The victim was rushed to a hospital in a helicopter. Two suspects fled in a car, ANP reports. 

The victim is the resident of the home in which the shooting happened. He sustained multiple gunshot wounds and is in critical condition, according to the police. 

A burning car was found in the village of Deinum, near Dronrijp. The police are investigating whether this was the perpetrators' getaway car. The car is registered as stolen. 

Dennis Struijk assassinated on Johannes Klingenstraat in Best, 31 Aug 2017
Sep 1 '17 08:10

A 35-year-old man from Eindhoven was gunned down while sitting in a car on Johannes Klingenstraat in Best on Thursday night. He died at the scene. The victim is Dennis Struijk, the police confirmed to Eindhovens Dagblad. He has a criminal record and this was not the first attempt on his life, according to the newspaper.

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Aug 29 '17 07:27

A man was shot dead while sitting on the terrace of XO Food & Lounge on Prins Hendrikkade in Rotterdam on Monday night, AD reports.

Around 10:20 p.m. a person walked up to the man, shot him and ran away, witnesses told the newspaper. Emergency services tried to resuscitate the victim, but it was to no avail. The man died at the scene.

The police closed the street for investigation and launched a manhunt for the gunman and possible accomplices. As far as is known, no arrests were made.

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Jul 12 '17 08:39

The police are looking for witnesses to a shooting that left one man injured in an apartment building in Amstelveen on Wednesday morning. No arrests were made.

The shooting happened around 3:30 a.m. in the Ararat apartment building on In de Wolken in the Groenelaan neighborhood, according to RTV Amstelveen. The circumstances around the shooting are still unclear.

A trauma team responded to the scene and rushed the victim to hospital. The extent of his injuries was not revealed.

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May 11 '17 08:53

Three people were injured in four shootings in Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Utrecht on Wednesday night and during the early hours of Thursday morning. None of the victims sustained life threatening injuries.

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Feb 8 '17 12:55

The police believe that a hair stylist who was set on fire in Enschede last week may have been mistaken for someone else, officers said on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday. The man took ownership of the hair salon only five weeks ago. 

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Feb 2 '17 08:43

A body was found in a burning car in Tilburg on Wednesday night. The car was park in a forest on Koebrugseweg, in the outskirts of Tilburg, the police said in a statement.

Firefighters responded to reports of a fire and found the burning car. While extinguishing the fire they found the body and called the police.

The police immediately launched an investigation. Forensic experts were called in to do a trace evidence investigation.

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Nov 4 '16 13:20

A 63-year-old woman sustained minor injuries in a home invasion on Ministerlaan in the Zwolle neighborhood of Ittersum on Friday morning, De Stentor reports.

The incident happened around 8:45 a.m. There was a knock on the woman's door, who opened for two slender young men carrying a bunch of flowers. They violently forced their way into the woman's home the moment the door was opened.

The robbers demanded money from the woman, but she managed to escape and run outside. A neighbor took her in. She sustained minor injuries to her arm. 

Mother hugs toddler next to the A20 in Spijkenisse after bystander Vincent Bakker rescued him and baby sibling from a burning car, 20 Oct 2016 (Photo: Screenshot/YouTube)
Oct 21 '16 14:45

Vincent Bakker, a 26-year-old mechanic from Spijkenisse, rescued a baby and a toddler from a burning car on the A20 in Schiedam on Thursday morning. The police released a video of this act of heroism.

May 23 '16 13:26

One man was arrested after the discovery of a body on Schalk Burgerstraat in The Hague on Monday morning, the police announced. Officers are also investigating whether the body is linked to a burning car found in the vicinity.

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Nov 13 '15 12:33

A 26 year old man managed to survive several gunshot wounds sustained in a shooting incident on Tiberdreef in Utrecht on Thursday night. The police believe the perpetrator fled in a dark colored car. A burning car was discovered in the area shortly after the shooting.

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Oct 30 '15 10:24

A 19 year old boy was injured in a shooting incident on Marga Klompelaan in Amsterdam on Thursday night. He was taken to a hospital and discharged after treatment.

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Apr 6 '15 12:00

A body was found in a burning car on Reestlaan in Meppel this morning, the police in Drenthe reports on Twitter. The car was standing in a hedge with its engine running.

Dec 9 '14 09:04

The girlfriend of a criminal who plays a major role in the Amsterdam underworld was shot and killed in Amstelveen yesterday morning. H. is a suspected ringleader of the organization around the late Gwenette Martha. He has been in hiding for a while for fear of an attempt on his life. The police can not confirm the identity of the victim, but did confirm that the execution is probably linked to the ongoing feud in the underworld. The victim was shot several times at around 08:30 a.m. on Beeckestijn in Amstelveen. Attempts to resuscitate her failed.

Jul 2 '14 14:38

The Public Prosecution Authority (OM) is still investigating 13 of the 100 people who were arrested in the Veen, Brabant on the 30th of December. These will be prosecuted. For the 87 remaining suspects, the case has been dropped.

Feb 21 '14 07:13

A 30-year old man from Amsterdam was shot and killed in Zaandam at around 7:30 a.m. Thursday morning.

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