On Thursday afternoon a 39-year-old man from the city was killed in a shooting in Amstelveen, police confirm to NU.nl. He was a friend of the police.
The man was shot by his car in front of a gym on the Escapade. The moment he was shot, a four-year-old child was sitting in the back seat. The child has remained unharmed and taken care of by family.
An investigation has been initiated and the area around the gym has been largely closed off. Het Parool reports on the basis of insiders that it is probably a liquidation.
The police report on Burgernet that the suspected perpetrators have left in a silver Volkswagen Transporter with blinded rear windows. This was found burned out half an hour after the shooting in Duivendrecht.
The police have launched a major investigation and are calling witnesses to report.
At Escapade in #Amstelveen a shooting incident took place around 17.17 hours, in which a person was killed. The police are conducting an investigation and have largely disposed of the area. If more information is available, further notice will follow.Avatar