Politicians in Nieuwegein raised concerns about the number of violent incidents in the Utrecht city, following shots being fired at a home on Beatrixstraat during the early hours of Wednesday morning. With shots being fired at homes, and the assassination of Timon Badloe on the Apollo Bridge in November last year, Nieuwegein is starting to look like Amsterdam, local politician Marc Snoeren said to newspaper AD.
The police have "good hope" that the getaway car used in a shooting at a community center in Amsterdam on Friday, will provide trace evidence that can lead to the perpetrators, the police said on Opsoring Verzocht on Tuesday. 17-year-old Mohammed Bouchikhi, an intern at the community center on Grote Wittenburgerstraat, was killed in the shooting.
Seventeen year old Mohammed Bouchikhi, who was killed in a shooting at an Amsterdam community center on Friday, will be laid to rest in Morocco. His family are expected to travel with his body to Morocco at the end of this week, Abdou Menebhi, who is in close contact with the family, said to RTL Nieuws.
According to Menebhi, the family is very sad, angry and feels powerless. The funeral in Morocco is a family tradition, he added.
Extra security measures will be implemented in the Amsterdam neighborhood where a 17-year-old boy was killed and two others were injured in a shooting at a community center on Friday. Interim mayor Jozias van Aartsen, the police and Public Prosecutor agreed to place a mobile police station in the neighborhood, have more police officers on the street, and install surveillance cameras at a number of strategic locations.
A 17-year-old boy was killed and two others were injured in a shooting at a community center in the Amsterdam neighborhood of Wittenburg on Friday night. The boy was identified as Mohammed Bouchikhi. His family and scared local residents call on interim Amsterdam mayor Jozias van Aartsen to "do something" about the assassinations in the Dutch capital, the Telegraaf reports.
The police arrested a suspect in connection with a shooting incident on Biezenknoppen in Zwolle on early on Wednesday morning. As far as is known, no one was injured in the shooting, the police said in a statement.
The police are investigating a shooting in Zwolle early on Wednesday morning. As far as is known, no one was injured.
The shooting happened around 2:50 a.m. on Biezenknoppen, the Zwolle police said on Twitter. Investigation must reveal exactly what happened.
Police officers in bulletproof vests investigated at the scene during the night, also making use of sniffer dogs, De Stentor reports. The scene was closed down with crime scene tape and multiple yellow evidence boards were placed near one parked car, can be seen on photos from the scene.
A 24-year-old man was seriously injured in a shooting in the Rotterdam neighborhood of Kralingen on Sunday afternoon. He was rushed to the hospital in "worrying condition", the police said in a statement. Three men were arrested.
The shooting happened at a home on Herman Bavinckstraat just before 4:00 p.m. The suspects were arrested in and around the home. They are three Rotterdam men, aged 45, 26 and 24 years. The police are investigating their role in the shooting.
Known criminal Anass el Ajjouid was gunned down on Cornelis Springerstraat in Amsterdam Zuid on Wednesday, the police confirmed. The gunman fled in a light colored car, possibly with a bullet wound himself.
The shooting happened around 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Emergency services found the severely wounded El Ajjouid on the street. Attempts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful. He died at the scene.
A woman was found dead in a home on Mathenesserweg in Rotterdam on Monday afternoon. The police believe she was killed in a crime. One man was arrested, the police said in a statement.
The victim still has to be formally identified, but the police believe she is the 39-year-old resident of the first floor home. The police responded to the home around 4:15 p.m. after other people in the home called emergency number 112.
The two men that on jumped from the 4-story balcony trying to escape from the police on Tusday are suspected of murder and illegal possession of weapons.
The news comes from the suspects' lawyer Menno Buntsma, according to newspaper NOS, while the Public prosecutor has not yet confirmed anything.
The two men are suspected of killing the man that was found dead in the flat from which they fled. The victim is a 25-years-old man not registered in the Netherlands.
The police arrested four people on the A16 near Dordrecht on Thursday evening after receiving a report about someone firing a gun from a car. The shots were fired on the A20 highway, and the suspects arrested on the A16, a police spokesperson confirmed to NU.nl.
The suspects were arrested in a vehicle with Belgian license plates. The police used the dangerous suspects technique to approach them, as there was a chance that they had a firearm. Whether a gun was found, is not yet clear.
The A16 towards Breda was closed off completely during the arrest.
One person was killed as the result of a shooting on Socratesstraat in the southern part of Rotterdam around 10:30 p.m. on Friday. Police reported that the victim was struck by several bullets, but found alive by first responders.
He was transported to the hospital in critical condition. The man died in the hospital on Saturday evening.
The Netherlands rang in the new year with several shooting incidents. Two people were injured in shootings in Capelle aan den IJssel and the Groningen village of 't Zandt. In Roosendaal the police shot a man suspected of threatening others with a firearm. And police officers fired warning shots at fleeing suspects in Rotterdam.
The police arrested two persons suspected of involvement in a shooting in Maastricht after chasing them into Belgium on Friday morning. According to the police, no one was hurt in the shooting or the chase that followed.
The police responded to Craianstraat in Maastricht around 2:30 a.m. after receiving a report of shots being fired. At the scene responding officers saw a car speeding away and gave chase.
A man was wounded in a shooting on Groepstraat in Rotterdam on Monday night, the police said on Twitter. This was the fifth shooting incident in Rotterdam over the past six days.
The shooting happened around 9:00 p.m. The victim was shot in the legs, according to the police. He was taken to hospital. Two suspects were arrested. The police are investigating their involvement in this incident.
A burglary in the Zeeland town of Breskens ended in a shootout between the police and the burglar. Two people were injured - a burglar who was hit by a police bullet, and a person in the home that was robbed, the police said in a statement.
The police responded to a report of a robbery in the home on Slikkenburgseweg around 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday. They arrived at the scene to find a car speeding away. The speeding car crashed into a responding police car. Shots were fired by both police and the burglar. The burglar was hit by a bullet and injured.
Two men were killed in a shooting on Rhijnauwensingel in the Rotterdam neighborhood of Beverwaard around 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Given the large number of shots fired, the police believe this was an assassination. The victims were 25 and 26 years old, both from Rotterdam, RTL Nieuws report.
Two Polish men were robbed and one of them was shot near Zuilen in Groningen around 4:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning. The man was shot in the leg. The police believe two robbers were involved and that they got away with a small amount of money, RTV Noord reports.
According to the police, communication with the victims is difficult because they don't have an interpreter. The two men went to a hospital after the incident, and only called the police after the shot man was treated. The police then went to investigate the scene of the crime.
An 81-year-old woman was hit by a stray bullet while sleeping in her bed on Japuradreef in the Utrecht neighborhood of Overvecht just after midnight on Monday. The bullet was fired "probably with automatic firearms" in a shooting that left two other men injured, one of them seriously, the police said in a statement on Monday.
Two men were injured in a shooting in Utrecht just after midnight on Monday. Both victims were taken to hospital. One of them has "serious injuries", the Utrecht police said on Twitter. The perpetrator is still at large.
The shooting happened around 00:20 a.m. n Sabadreef. Multiple shots were fired. The perpetrator fled in a car. The police are investigating what happened and speaking to witnesses. According to newspaper AD, at least 28 bullet casings were found after the shooting.
A man who was shot by security troops at Schiphol Airport on Friday afternoon after allegedly threatening people with a knife was identified as a 29-year-old man from Den Haag. The shooting happened in the Schiphol Plaza, the airport's primary entryway which also provides access to the train station below.
Three shots can be heard in amateur video recorded in the plaza.
A man acting in a threatening manner was shot at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport on Friday, the Marechausse said in a statement. The situation was under control and returned to safety following the incident, the military branch announced on Twitter just after 4 p.m.
The suspect was overpowered and apprehended, they said. No further comment was made, but the Marechaussee said it would release further details later.
The Schiphol Plaza was evacuated following the incident.
A home on Van Lennepstraat in the Rotterdam district of Spangen was the target of an attack early on Wednesday morning. Around 25 shots were fired at the home with an automatic firearm, and a hand grenade was found in front of the house, AD reports.
No one was injured in the incident, the police said in a statement. Local residents were woken by the gun fire around 3:15 a.m.