Shooting affair in Amsterdam

Yesterday evening, the 9th of November, four people were injured by a shooting in a cafe on the Kruitberghof in southeast Amsterdam. Around 2:30 pm several shots has been fired in the café, where hundreds of people were present.

According to witnesses, there was no arguing prior to the shooting. The offender began to shoot at once. Although the action seemed to be focused at one person, a total of four people were hit. Two of the victims were slightly injured, others heavier. All the victims were taken to the hospital.

The offender or offenders escaped after the incident out of the cafe. Police doesn't have any description of the offender(s). It is not known which side the perpetrators fled.

A police spokesman did not know yet what the motive behind the shooting was

Written by Amy van Stiphout