fatal police shooting

Police at an apartment building on Van den Tempelstraat in Schiedam where cops shot an ax waving man, 30 May 2018
Jun 5 '18 07:27

A 26-year-old man from Syria who was shot by the police in Schiedam on Wednesday after he passed away on Monday, the Public Prosecutor said. 

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Sep 1 '17 08:46

An as yet unidentified person was shot and killed by a police officer in Purmerend on Friday morning. The police confirmed the shooting, but would say nothing further about the circumstances surrounding it, the Telegraaf reports.

Very little information is available about what happened and the identity of the victim. The shooting happened around 5:00 a.m. on Burgemeester D. Kooimanweg in Purmerend. Emergency services tried to resuscitate the victim, but it was to no avail.

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Mar 6 '17 13:50

The parents of a 23-year-old autistic and schizophrenic young man who was shot dead by the police in Amsterdam last year, want the Public Prosecutor to prosecute the police officers involved, ANP reports.

Earlier this week the Public Prosecutor concluded that no prosecution was necessary. The officers acted in self defense because the man attacked them with a knife.

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Sep 9 '16 07:46

The 23-year-old man that was shot by the Amsterdam police on Wednesday after he threatened them with a knife, passed away in hospital, the Public Prosecutor confirmed to AT5.

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Jul 27 '16 12:50

The police officer who fired the shot that killed Mitchel Winters in the Prinses Beatrixpark in Schiedam at the end of May will not be prosecuted, the Public Prosecutor in Rotterdam announced on Wednesday

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Jun 3 '16 08:36

A group of people will be marching through Schiedam on Friday evening to protest against police brutality and demand justice for Mitchel Winters, who was killed by a police bullet in Prinses Beatrixpark in Schiedam on Monday.

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Jun 2 '16 08:16

The 21-year-old man killed by a police bullet in Schiedam on Monday was Mitchel Winters from Capelle aan den IJssel. His family will be pressing charges against the police officer who shot him on Thursday, their lawyer Gerard Roethof said on RTL Late Night on Wednesday.

Dec 23 '13 14:53

The police officer who shot and killed 17-year-old Rishi Chandrikasing at Hollands Spoor train station in The Hague last year, has been acquitted. The court decided on Monday to drop the charges of manslaughter and murder.

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