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Jan 22 '18 07:17

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. 

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Jan 19 '18 10:07

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. 

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Jan 16 '18 07:31

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.

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Jan 11 '18 10:50

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.  

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Jan 5 '18 07:12

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. 

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Jan 2 '18 14:22

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. 

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Jan 1 '18 08:44

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.

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Dec 29 '17 12:06

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. 

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Dec 26 '17 10:56

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.

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Dec 21 '17 10:10

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.

Forensic investigators at the scene of a double assassination on Rhijnauwensingel in Rotterdam, 20 Dec 2017
Dec 21 '17 07:24

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.

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Dec 20 '17 08:21

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.

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Dec 18 '17 14:10

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 s, one of them seriously, the police said in a statement on Monday.

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Dec 18 '17 08:00

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. 

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Dec 16 '17 08:37

A man who was s 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.

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Dec 15 '17 17:21

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. 

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Dec 6 '17 12:20

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.

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Dec 6 '17 08:53

A 22-year-old man was wounded in a shooting incident on Diamantdijk in Roosendaal on Tuesday afternoon. A 29-year-old man was arrested, NU.nl reports.

The police received a report about armed men in balaclavas on Diamantstraat. Just outside the police station, responding police officers found two men fighting at their cars. The officers broke up the fight and noticed that one man was injured.

The man told the police that he had been shot. The other man was arrested on the spot. The wounded man was taken to hospital for treatment. Both men are from Roosendaal.

Police close down the Apolloburg in Nieuwegein after a fatal shooting, 28 Nov 2017
Nov 28 '17 10:15

One person was killed in a shooting in Nieuwegein on Tuesday morning, the police confirmed according to the Telegraaf. An unknown number of perpetrators opened fire on a car on the Apolloburg around 8:00 a.m. Five shots were fired, riddling the car's windshield with bullets, according to the newspaper.

A trauma helicopter responded to the scene. First responders tried to help the victim, but it was to no avail. The victim died at the scene. So far nothing is known about the victim's identity.

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Nov 24 '17 07:56

The police arrested a 39-year-old man from Amsterdam in connection with a shooting on Thursday morning that left a 19-year-old man dead and three others injured. The police believe that the arrested suspect was the gunman, ANP reports.

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Nov 23 '17 14:20

A 19-year-old man was killed in the , the police announced. Three other young men, aged 18 and 19, were taken to hospital with various injuries. None of them are in a life-threatening condition. 

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Nov 23 '17 07:16

One person was killed and two others were seriously injured in a shooting in Amsterdam Centrum at around 1:00 a.m. on Thursday morning, the police said on Twitter. The two wounded men were rushed to the hospital.

The shooting happened on Olifantswerf and Kattenburgerkade, not far from the Scheepvaartmuseum. A witness heard six gunshots, according to local broadcaster AT5. 

The police closed down a large part of the area for forensic investigation. So far no arrests were made, a police spokesperson confirmed to RTL Nieuws.

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Nov 6 '17 07:19

A 33-year-old man from Den Bosch was killed in a shooting at Beachclub Sunrise in Best, Noord-Brabant, on Sunday night. A 34-year-old man from the same hometown sustained minor injuries. The police are investigating what happened, AD reports.

The shooting happened around 11:45 p.m. in the club's parking lot on Ekkersweijer, while a dance party was happening inside. Many people heard the shooting and went outside to see what happened. The police are speaking to witnesses.

Police and paramedics at the scene of a fatal shooting in Blerick, Venlo, 1 Nov 2017
Nov 2 '17 08:24

A 22-year-old man was killed in a shooting in the Venlo neighborhood of Blerick on Wednesday afternoon. A 21-year-old man from Tegelen was arrested. Following the shooting, angry local residents took to the streets and started throwing stones and sticks at the police. The riot police had to intervene, AD reports.

The shooting incident started on Diependijkstraat around 1:30 p.m., according to the police. The victim was found on Nieuwborgstraat.

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