The police arrested a 39-year-old man from Amsterdam in connection with a shooting on Thursday morning that left a 19-year-old man dead and three others injured. The police believe that the arrested suspect was the gunman, ANP reports.
A 19-year-old man was killed in the shooting on Kattenburgerkade and Olifantswerf on Thursday morning, the police announced. Three other young men, aged 18 and 19, were taken to hospital with various injuries. None of them are in a life-threatening condition.
One person was killed and two others were seriously injured in a shooting in Amsterdam Centrum at around 1:00 a.m. on Thursday morning, the police said on Twitter. The two wounded men were rushed to the hospital.
The shooting happened on Olifantswerf and Kattenburgerkade, not far from the Scheepvaartmuseum. A witness heard six gunshots, according to local broadcaster AT5.
The police closed down a large part of the area for forensic investigation. So far no arrests were made, a police spokesperson confirmed to RTL Nieuws.