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A 21-year-old student is permanently paralyzed from the waist down after a random shooting on Korreweg in Groningen, 15 Oct 2017
Oct 18 '17 07:30

A 21-year-old student was shot "out of nowhere" in Groningen over the weekend, the police revealed on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday. He was seriously injured and will be paralyzed for the rest of his life.

The victim was shot on Korreweg around 5:00 a.m. on Sunday morning. He was cycling when he was surrounded by three men. One of them fired a shot. The victim was hit, but managed to run away. As he fled, more shots were fired at him. The police believe that the young man was coincidentally involved in the incident - that he was a random victim.

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Oct 6 '17 15:30

Seven shots were fired at 32-year-old Harib A. in Breda early on Thursday morning. Six bullets hit him. A. knows that he is very lucky to have survived the attempted assassination, but has no idea why he was targeted, his lawyer Menno Buntsma said to RTL Nieuws. 

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Oct 5 '17 12:10

A man was shot several times in front of a home on Jan David Zocherstraat in Breda early on Thursday morning. He was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries. The gunman is still at large, Omroep Brabant reports.

A neighbor told the broadcaster that she heard "three clear shots" around 00:45 a.m. and then a car speeding away.

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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. 

Las Vegas sheriff giving a press conference after a gunman opened fire on the strip, killing at least 20 people and injuring over 100 others, 2 Oct 2017
Oct 2 '17 11:33

Over 20 people were killed and more than 100 injured when a gunman opened fire on visitors of the Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas on Monday morning, Dutch time. The Las Vegas police currently believe that the gunman acted alone, and while the motives of the perpetrator is unknown, they aren't calling it a terrorist attack as yet. A number of Dutch are currently on holiday in Las Vegas and witnessed the aftermath of the attack. "We ran for our lives", one of them, Koen Nederhof, said to RTL Nieuws.

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Sep 22 '17 07:46

A man was shot and killed while sitting in a car on Rozenlaan in Spijkenisse on Thursday night, the police said on Twitter. As yet no details were released about the victims identity. No arrests were made.

The shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. The man was shot through his car window, according to newspaper AD. The police launched a large-scale investigation and a manhunt for the perpetrators. One bullet went through the terrace window of a house on Rozenlaan. The police also did an investigation inside the house.

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Sep 19 '17 17:10

A 20-year-old man from Rotterdam was seriously injured in a shooting on Ambachtsplein in the Rotterdam neighborhood of Zevenkamp on Monday afternoon, the police announced in a statement. He was rushed to the hospital, and his current condition is unknown.

The shooting happened around 4:45 p.m. As far as the police can tell at this stage, the incident involved one perpetrator firing a single shot. The victim was hit in the chest.

The police immediately closed down the square for investigation. A trace evidence investigation was done, and officers spoke to bystanders. 

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Sep 19 '17 16:30

A gunshot was fired during a road rage incident in the Rotterdam neighborhood of Crooswijk on Monday, the police said in a statement on Tuesday.

The drivers of two cars became annoyed at each other in Kralingse Bos for an unknown reason. On Boezemstraat, the two drivers decided to fight it out. At one point a third man, a 34-year-old from Rotterdam, got out of one of the cars and joined the fight. Several blows were dealt before one of the men pulled out a firearm and fired it into the air. No one was injured by the gunshot.

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Sep 12 '17 14:50

Ali Kaynak wasin Amsterdam Nieuw-West on Monday night, the police confirmed to Het Parool. The 48-year-old Dutch-Turkish man was the owner of fast food chain Halaal Fried Chicken. He was gunned down in front of his own restaurant. Sources told the newspaper that an argument about Turkish politics may be behind the shooting. 

Police officer looking for witnesses
Sep 12 '17 12:48

A 48-year-old man who was around midnight on Monday, died of his injuries on Tuesday morning, the police confirmed. The police are looking for witnesses and anyone who took photos or recorded a video of the incident.

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Sep 12 '17 08:10

One person was injured in a shooting in Amsterdam Nieuw-West late on Monday night, the police confirmed on Twitter. The victim was rushed to the hospital. No arrests were made.

The shooting happened on Burgemeester De Vlugtlaan around midnight. Witnesses told local broadcaster AT5 that eight shots were fired. The police would not confirm this to the Telegraaf.

The extent of the victim's injuries is unclear. According to AT5, he was rushed to hospital in critical condition. 

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Sep 1 '17 08:27

A young man firing a shot during an argument on Deken Koopmanslaan in Etten-Leur on Thursday afternoon, had the street on lockdown for hours. Armed police officers surrounded the home they believed the man to be hiding in and were still trying to make contact when the 22-year-old turned himself in at a police station some three hours later, BN De Stem reports.

The 22-year-old man quarreled with someone on the street around 3:00 p.m., local residents told the newspaper. He headbutted the other person and fired a shot. The police were called.

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 30 '17 07:23

A 14-year-old girl from Almere died on Monday from a gunshot wound she sustained in her home on Friday, the Public Prosecutor said. Two men were arrested in connection with the shooting. According to the Telegraaf, the suspects are the girl's father and brother.

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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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Aug 28 '17 11:40

A 51-year-old man was shot and killed in his home in Oosterwolde, Friesland during the early hours of Sunday morning. The circumstances surrounding the shooting are still under investigation, the police said in a statement. But according to Mayor Harry Oosterman, the closed community involved is struggling to cope with drug problems, which he believes were involved, he said to Omrop Fryslan.

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Aug 28 '17 11:00

Two men, aged 22 and 41 years, were injured in a shooting on a caravan camp in Alphen aan den Rijn on Saturday evening. Investigators know the identity of the suspected shooter, but he is still at large, the police said in a statement.

The shooting happened around 7:00 p.m. on the caravan camp on Goudse Rijpad, according to the police. The injured men were taken to hospital. They are not in life-threatening danger, according to information the police received on Saturday night.

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Aug 22 '17 16:20

The man who was in Venlo early on Tuesday morning was 44-year-old Kemal Zengin, friends of the victim confirmed to De Limburger. The perpetrators were waiting for him and shot him several times at close range, according to local residents.

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Aug 22 '17 11:40

One person was killed in a shooting on Klingerbergsingel in Venlo during the early hours of Tuesday morning, the Limburg police said on Twitter.

The shooting happened around 3:00 a.m. and the victim is male, according to De Limburger. Emergency services responded en masse, but the man could not be saved.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting are still unclear. The police closed down the crime scene and are investigating. 

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Aug 17 '17 08:30

One person was killed in a shooting in a home on Bosscherweg in Maastricht on Wednesday night, the police said on Twitter. The victim's identity is not yet known.

Local residents reported hearing bangs fro the home around 11:00 p.m., according to ANP. Responding officers found a wounded person in the home, who died despite first responders' aid.

The police closed down the area for investigation. No arrests were made as yet, a spokesperson said to the news wire. 

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Aug 10 '17 07:37

An as yet unidentified man was found severely injured on a business premises in Haarlem on Wednesday evening. He was rushed to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds, ANP reports. 

The man was conscious and able to speak to the police when they found him on Palletweg. One suspect was arrested for this shooting, more arrests may follow.

According to social media posts, multiple ambulances and a helicopter responded to the shooting. The responding police officers were wearing bulletproof vests, according to the news wire. 

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Aug 10 '17 07:17

Several people were injured in a fight on Torenstraat in the Groningen village of Beerta on Wednesday night. According to the police, shots were fired. A total of five people were arrested, ANP reports.

Multiple people were taken to hospital with unknown injuries. Exactly how many people got hurt, and whether anyone was actually shot, is unclear. The police believe the victims and perpetrators know each other and that the cause of the incident is in the relationship sphere. 

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Aug 8 '17 07:29

Four people were killed and six others were injured in a shooting in Willemstad on Curacao on Monday night. The injured people were rushed to the hospital. The gunmen are still at large, AD reports.

According to broadcaster NOS, the shooting happened at a birthday party for two brothers in te Buena Vista neighborhood. Unknown gunmen drove up in a car and opened fire on a home with automatic weapons. The area is known for gang violence. Newspaper AD reports that the shooting happened at a bar annex small supermarket.

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Aug 1 '17 16:40

A 25-year-old man from Rotterdam was injured in thein Tilburg early on Tuesday morning. He was shot in the abdomen and the leg. Many residents were witnesses to the shooting, Omroep Brabant reports.

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