Police are looking for one specific witness after Purmerend shooting incident

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Purmerend – In the investigation into the fatal shooting incident on February 12 at the train station in Purmerend, the police are looking for one specific witness. At the time of the shooting incident around 8:05 p.m., a man with a white dog was said to have been walking near the station. Are you or do you know this witness? The investigation department would like to get in touch with you. Please report to the police via 0900-8844.

On Monday evening, February 12, the police received a report of a shooting incident at Purmerend train station around 8:05 p.m. A 19-year-old man from Purmerend died. Another man, a 19-year-old man from the municipality of Medemblik, was seriously injured.

A day later on Tuesday, February 13, a 16-year-old boy from Purmerend was arrested in connection with the shooting incident. He’s still stuck.
On Wednesday, February 14, the police managed to make two more arrests. The 18-year-old man from Amsterdam is still in custody. The 16-year-old boy from Purmerend has been sent away. He still remains a suspect in the investigation.
The 15-year-old boy from Amsterdam, who was arrested on Wednesday, February 21, is also still in custody. On March 4, a 19-year-old man from Landsmeer was arrested. He is also still in custody.

A total of five suspects have currently been arrested in the investigation. Read the latest news about the research here.

The police suspect that a conflict between young people in Purmerend may have caused the shooting incident. This is being further investigated. More arrests cannot be ruled out.

Witness call
Were you walking with a white dog at Purmerend train station at the time of the shooting incident around 8:05 p.m.? Please contact the police as soon as possible on 0900-8844. Detectives would like to speak to more people who have information about the incident but have not yet spoken to the police. This can also be done anonymously via Report Crime Anonymous: 0800-7000. The police would also like to take note of camera images near Stationsweg in Purmerend around 8:05 p.m., for example from dashcams or doorbell cameras. You can upload them via this form stating 2024031736.

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Information source: Politie.nl

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