Dead in shooting in Hoofddorp “He was shot from behind ‘

When shooting on the Opaallaan in Hoofddorp Monday a man mortally wounded. Police have arrested a suspect, the other is still at large.

The shooting took place around 13:05 pm. Emergency services have tried in vain to resuscitate the victim.

Local resident Albert Straayer let his dog out and saw the victim on the road ran towards ‘Tower 1’. In that complex housing mostly students, but also people who are in training at Schiphol. “When he was shot from behind,” he says.

One of the suspects fled as Straayer in ‘a dark car. “He was still held by the end of the street.” The police were quickly on the spot, an office is 100 meters away from the crime scene. Another man fled on foot according to Straayer.

Various units of the police, including the police helicopter, are looking for the second suspect fled. “He’s in a car drove off and we are hopeful that we find him soon,” said a spokesman.

On the background of the shooting, the police can not say anything. The police asked bystanders to deliver made camera images in too.

In a video of a resident of the complex is to see how the body of the victim is just outside the door, covered with a white blanket.

The crime scene was largely finished with white-red police tape. The investigation carried out a thorough forensic investigation. In white suits they collected evidence at the entrance to Tower 1, which they put in plastic bags. The building was temporarily deposed, residents were not allowed in or out.

A student who lives in one of the nearby towers, said the man was trying to get inside the complex. Whether he lived is unclear, perhaps he sought protection.

According regales Kim, who now lives a year in Tower 1, there are often strong arguments in its tower. “It is hard shouted and played loud music. The police have often come here because of the violent quarrels. I have a daughter and wants to get out of here. I do not feel safe here. ”

Or police reports regularly coming to the residential complex, a spokesman could not confirm. “It’s certainly not a hotspot for extreme incidents.”

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