An unknown particular person sporting fight clothes shot at individuals first in an house and after within the hospital, the police introduced.
Dutch police mentioned a gunman killed a trainer, a neighborhood girl and her daughter after opening fireplace in a classroom at a college hospital campus in Rotterdam and a close-by home on Thursday.
The 32-year-old suspect, a college scholar, fatally shot a 39-year-old girl residing in his neighbourhood and severely injured her 14-year-old daughter, police mentioned in a televised information convention. The woman later died on account of her accidents.
After setting the girl’s home on fireplace, the gunman went to the college hospital, Erasmus Medical Middle, the place he entered a classroom and shot lifeless a 46-year-old trainer. The person was arrested close to the hospital, the place he additionally set a fireplace. His motive was unknown.
“We’ve been shocked by a horrible incident. Pictures had been fired in two completely different locations within the metropolis. Many individuals witnessed it,” Rotterdam Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb mentioned. “Feelings within the metropolis are very excessive. My condolences exit to the victims.”
“The suspect was identified to regulation enforcement and in 2021, he was prosecuted and convicted for animal abuse,” mentioned Hugo Hillenaar, Rotterdam’s chief prosecutor.
Movies posted on-line confirmed police instructing college students, some sporting medical robes, to run exterior as closely armed arrest groups arrived on the scene. One video confirmed a person in handcuffs sporting what seemed to be camouflage pants.
Police mentioned there have been no indications of a second shooter.