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May 21 '18 09:20

A man was seriously injured in a shooting on Stromarkt in the center of Amsterdam on Saturday night. The victim has not yet been identified, AT5 reports.

The shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday. A man in a black hooded jacket and jeans opened fire on the victim. Witnesses told the Amsterdam broadcaster that the victim was hit in the head, after which the perpetrator calmly walked away in the direction of Nieuwendijk.

The victim was rushed to the hospital. The police combed the area for the perpetrator, also deploying a helicopter, but it was to no avail.

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May 17 '18 13:10

Shots were fired at two coffeeshops in Delft early on Thursday morning. The shooters targeted coffeeshop The Future on Peperstraat - which was - and coffeeshop The Game on Breestraat, around the corner, AD reports. 

May 8 '18 10:30

Multiple shots were fired on Peperstraat in Delft during the early hours of Tuesday morning. Witnesses report seeing at least 25 bullet shells on the street. As far as is known, no one was hurt.

The police received a report of the shooting around 4:00 a.m. According to Omroep West, bullet holes were found in the facade of coffeeshop The Future and tanning salon Sun Style. The two businesses are across the street from one another. 

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May 7 '18 11:40

A woman was shot at on the street in the Noord-Brabant village of Best on Monday morning. She sustained minor injuries. The police are looking for a slim person wearing dark clothing and a black helmet. 

The shooting happened on Mr. C. Goselingstraat, the Oost-Brabant police said on Twitter around 9:00 a.m. The perpetrator's description was spread on citizens notification system Burgernet. The authorities call on people not to approach the suspect themselves, but to call the police if a person matching the description is spotted.

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May 4 '18 12:10

The victim of a on Wednesday night, was a 19-year-old man, the police said on Friday.

The shooting happened on Krootstraat around 11:10 p.m. The police found the 19-year-old man in a car. Emergency services tried to resuscitate him, but it was to no avail. He died at the scene.

A 29-year-old man from Amsterdam was also injured in the shooting. He was taken to hospital.

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May 3 '18 15:30

The police arrested two men in connection with a in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Wednesday night. The suspects are 22 and 23 years old and both from Amsterdam, Het Parool reports.

The shooting happened around 11:10 p.m. One person died at the scene. A 29-year-old man from Amsterdam was injured and taken to hospital. 

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Apr 30 '18 12:40

Two people were injured in a shooting at a cemetery in Roermond on Sunday afternoon. According to the police, the shooting was preceded by an argument, which turned into a fight.

Multiple suspects fled the scene. The police are looking for them. By Sunday night, no arrests were made. 

Witnesses told NU.nl that the incident started with a car crashing into a tree and a fence at high speed. Some men stepped out of the car and there was a quarrel between four men. Two of them were armed with baseball bats. The two other men shot at them, and then fled. 

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Apr 27 '18 11:50

Five people were arrested after a shooting on Achterharingvliet in Rotterdam city center on Friday morning. No one was injured in the shooting, RTV Rijnmond reports.

The police believe that shots were fired from a vehicle at a van. The police immediately stopped a van and arrested the five people in side. 

The other car sped away towards the A16. 

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Apr 26 '18 14:20

The victim of a on Wednesday evening, is Daan Hoef from Erp, according to various Dutch news sources. The 26-year-old man had an extensive criminal record, and was suspected of involvement in a fatal stabbing in 2015, AD reports.

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Apr 26 '18 07:20

A man was killed in a shooting on Aagje Dekenstraat in the Noord-Brabant town of Schijndel on Wednesday evening. The police are investigating exactly what happened. So far no arrests were made.

The police responded to the scene around 7:15 p.m. The critically injured man was found lying near a car. First responders tried to resuscitate him, but it was to no avail. He died on the spot.

Local residents told Omroep Brabant that multiple shots were fired. The shooting happened in the residential neighborhood while many kids were still playing outside. 

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Apr 23 '18 10:30

Shots were fired on a home in a caravan park on Welschapsedijk in Eindhoven on Sunday night. The police are investigating what exactly happened.

The shooting was reported to the police around 11:30 p.m. No one was injured, the police said on Twitter. So far no arrests were made.

According to Eindhovens Dagblad, around 10 shots were fired at the window of a home in the front part of the caravan park. Forensic investigators are looking for trace evidence at the scene. Police officers are also talking to local residents.

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Apr 23 '18 07:50

A 34-year-old man was seriously injured in a shooting on Rijksweg Zuid in Geleen on Sunday morning. He died of his injuries in hospital later that day. A woman was also injured. She was allowed to leave the hospital on Sunday afternoon, NU.nl reports.

The incident happened around 7:00 a.m. on the street of the Limburg city. Multiple shots were fired in front of a house on Rijksweg Zuid, after which the suspects fled in the car. The getaway car was found in nearby Brunssum. Two suspects were arrested, and more arrests may follow, the police said according to the newspaper. 

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Apr 20 '18 07:31

A 19-year-old man was injured in a shooting in Vlaardingen on Thursday night. The police are looking for four suspects, ANP reports.

The shooting happened on Dirk de Derdelaan. An air ambulance was dispatched to the scene around 11:15 p.m. The victim himself called the police, a police spokesperson said to the news wire.

Exactly what happened is not yet clear. The police are investigating and talking to witnesses. 

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Apr 16 '18 07:17

The police fired warning shots during a confrontation with an unknown number of suspects on the parking lot of a retirement home on  Nigtevechthof in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Sunday night. Four suspects were arrested after a chase. No one was injured, the police said on Twitter.

Local residents called the police to report shots fired around 10:00 p.m. Witnesses told AT5 that a total of eight shots were fired, six of which happened in quick succession. The police can not yet say whether there was an actual shooting.

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Apr 13 '18 12:50

Jesse D. wanted to commit 'suicide by cop' when he walked around with a toy gun in the center of Doetinchem in August last year, was revealed in the court in Zutphen on Friday. The 22-year-old man was shot three times by the police, but survived the incident, De Gelderlander reports.

The Prosecutor demanded 258 days in prison and institutionalized psychiatric treatment with conditions against the man on Friday. 

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Apr 12 '18 10:30

A man was shot in killed in the Eindhoven residential neighborhood Strijp on Thursday morning. A passerby found the victim in a car parked on Den Bult street and called the police around 8:00 a.m., AD reports.

Emergency services, including an air ambulance, were deployed to the scene immediately, but the man could not be saved. He died at the scene. 

The body was found in a classic Mercedes. A glass was found on the ground, next to the passenger side of the car, according to the newspaper. 

Apr 10 '18 15:50

A short video surfaced that shows a shooting in a sisha lounge in The Hague on Sunday in which a 17-year-old boy was killed. The video was filmed by another visitor to the sisha lounge, RTL Nieuws reports.

The boy got into a fight with other visitors to the sisha lounge on Laan van Meerdervoort during the early hours of Sunday morning, according to the police. Shots were fired and the teenager was hit. He was rushed to hospital, where he died of his injuries on Monday.

The police are investigating what happened and call on witnesses to come forward.

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Apr 9 '18 10:40

The body of a man was found in an apartment in Breda after a shooting incident on Sunday night. Whether the victim was killed in the shooting is not yet clear, NU.nl reports.

The incident happened around 8:20 p.m. in an apartment building on Sandenburgstraat, the police confirmed to the newspaper. Multiple cars were seen speeding away from the building almost immediately after local residents heard shots fired.

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Apr 9 '18 09:55

A 26-year-old man from Amsterdam was seriously injured in a stabbing at a beach party in Bloemendaal on Sunday night. One suspect was arrested.

The stabbing happened at the beach entrance to the boulevard on Zeeweg around 11:30 p.m., Het Parool reports The victim was rushed to hospital in a helicopter. The police arrested a 24-year-old man from Almere.

About an hour before the stabbing, the police also responded to the beach party after a report of shots fired. 

The police are investigating. 

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Apr 5 '18 14:20

A man was injured at a gun range on Lijnbaansgracht in Amsterdam on Wednesday. He did not properly follow the shooting instructions and accidentally shot himself, a police spokesperson confirmed to NU.nl.

The victim was taken to hospital, where his injuries were treated. How seriously the man is hurt, is not clear.

The police did an investigation at the scene and concluded that this was an accident, not a deliberate shooting. 

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Apr 3 '18 14:50

Multiple shots were fired in a home on Goudbalpad in Amsterdam Noord on Sunday night in what the police believe was an attempted robbery, a police spokesperson confirmed to ANP.

What exactly happened is not clear. According to Het Parool, armed men followed a family into their garage when they came home. There was a scuffle between one of the residents and the intruders, and a man got hit on the head with a pistol. A number of shots were fired and the intruders fled.

It is not clear whether anyone was hit by bullets. The police are investigating. 

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Apr 3 '18 08:50

A shooting on a parking lot on Leuvensbroek in Nijmegen left one person injured. Two suspects were arrested, Tubantia reports.

The shooting happened around 6:00 p.m. on Monday. The victim was not seriously injured, a spokesperson for the police told the newspaper. 

The police closed down a shopping center in the neighborhood with crime scene tape, and a police helicopter was seen flying over the neighborhood for some time. 

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Apr 3 '18 08:10

The city of Amsterdam closed two cafes indefinitely following shootings at both cafes during the early hours of Monday morning. The municipality is known to close businesses targeted in shootings, in order to limit the risk for surrounding residents, Het Parool reports.

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Apr 2 '18 12:30

Four shots were fired at a cafe in the Geuzenfeld neighborhood in Amsterdam Nieuw-West around 5:00 a.m. on Monday, local residents told RTL Nieuws.

No one was injured - the cafe was empty at the time of the shooting. 

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