police shootout

Police car at a shooting in Paterswolde, Drenthe
Jan 3 '20 11:51

Authorities responding to a woman's reported assault in a home in Paterswolde found themselves on the defensive when a man opened fire on the investigating officers, police said. One fired back at the suspect, and eventually police managed to corner and arrest the 27-year-old into custody.

Miraculously, there were no injuries reported in the case.

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Mar 6 '14 16:13

The 45-year-old Martijn Smits, who was killed in a police shootout on Tuesday morning in Boekel, was killed by a bullet from his own weapon, announced the Den Bosch public prosecution Wednesday. The man had a license for the firearm.

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