shooting

Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal Shooting
Mar 14 '14 19:31

A shooting incident Thursday afternoon on the Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal left a 40-year-old Russian wounded. The victim underwent surgery and is stable.

Mar 13 '14 20:39

A bold rush hour shooting left one man injured and police in a desperate hunt to find the gunman. The incident happened at 5:12 p.m. near Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal, and the offender ran off towards Amsterdam Centraal station, about 500 meters away.

Mar 11 '14 09:27

A 19-year old from Amsterdam was apprehended Monday morning in connection to a shooting on Wednesday the 5th of March.

Feb 26 '14 09:45

A woman was shot on Tuesday night during a break-in at a home on the Zijdewindstraat in the city center of Rotterdam.

Feb 24 '14 06:44

A 37-year old man has died from his wounds after being found in the driveway of a home in Huijbergen on Saturday.

Feb 21 '14 07:24

A man in Rotterdam was shot in his leg as he left his house Thursday evening at around 7:15 p.m.

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.

Feb 20 '14 15:14

Police are searching for witnesses of a shooting incident in Zaandam this morning that has left one man from Amsterdam dead.

Feb 17 '14 09:33

A man is in intensive care at the hospital after a fight broke out in the Pretoriusstraat in Amsterdam on Friday night.

Jan 31 '14 17:25

A man was shot dead in his car this morning around 07:45 in de Den Helderstraat in Amsterdam Noord. His identity has not yet been confirmed.

Jan 22 '14 09:03

Police in Groningen are investigating a shooting incident in Groningen that left a newspaper delivery man injured on the street. The 35-year-old was found shot on the Hoendiep, a residential street on the city's west side.

Jan 17 '14 04:33

A 27-year-old man was lucky to escape with his life when shots were fired in his direction at the Widelanken in Maastricht, Thursday morning, when he tried to confront another motorist who damaged his car.

Jan 6 '14 04:31

The man who was shot dead Saturday night on the Slauerhoff street in Amsterdam, is a 39-year-old native. He was assassinated.

Jan 5 '14 11:33

One man was killed in a brazen street shooting in Amsterdam Saturday night where several shots were reportedly fired. The man died at the scene after being briefly revived by paramedics, police said.

Jan 3 '14 04:33

Residents of Berkel en Rodenrijs can barely grasp that one of their neighbors was murdered in cold blood, while walking his dogs.

Nov 11 '13 06:45

A 34-year-old man was shot to death Sunday morning in Amsterdam Noord. An ambulance was on scene at the Korte Papaverweg, where the shooting took place at 12:30am.

Oct 17 '13 15:32

A 58-year-old man and his teenage daughter were shot and wounded in the Buitenveldert neighborhood of Amsterdam Zuid, according to Amsterdam police

Sep 30 '13 02:49

The organization for animal protection wants to put an end to the shooting of stray cats.

Sep 28 '13 02:37

A train was brought to a full stop on the route between Utrecht and Amersfoort because it was fired upon. The missile turned out to be a piece of gum, reported the police.

Aug 19 '13 05:15

The police been has been very busy again this weekend with accidents, stabbings and shootings. Here is an overview.

Crime

On Sunday, the police of The Hague arrested three men and a woman in connection with the discovery of a dead man early Sunday morning. The body was laying in the courtyard of an apartment complex in the Schilderswijk, the Hague.

Police suspect that the man was killed. The identity of the victim is not yet known.

Jun 27 '13 02:37

The 47-year-old gunman who shot at three passers-by, from his home at the Pierre Kemp Street in Melick (Limburg) on Wednesday afternoon, was arrested by a SWAT team. The weapon he used was most probably an air gun. The man was transported handcuffed and blindfolded in a police car. During the raid by the SWAT team, shots were heard. The police, however, did  not confirm a shooting during the arrest.

A member of the SWAT team was slightly injured and was treated on the spot by paramedics.

May 24 '13 07:30

On Thursday evening, a gunshot victim was found on the roof of a burning gym in Groningen. The wounded man managed to call the police despite the injury.

"The odd thing was," say the police, "when we arrived, the building at Protonstraat was on fire." When the fire brigade arrived, they lifted the man off the roof with a crane. The fire was then rapidly extinguished.

Apr 26 '13 08:49

On Thursday night, someone shot at one of the trains of the transportation company Arriva while it was on the route between Arnhem and Winterswijk near Wehl. This was reported by Omroep Gelderland. A window pane was damaged but nobody was injured.

A spokesman for Arriva said they suspected that someone had fired an air rifle.

The passengers were taken to Doetinchem station, from which they could travel using another train.

Arriva has reported the incident to the police.

Apr 23 '13 08:23

On Monday evening the police shot and injured a man at the Orchideestraat in Almere.

The police had responded to a report of a threatening situation. When confonted, the man fled and was later found with a deadly weapon at the Orchideestraat. The situation was so threatening that the police had no choice but to shoot.

Nothing is known yet about the identity of the injured man nor the extent of his injuries. An air ambulance arrived at the scene for medical assistance. Then he was taken to a hospital by ambulance.

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