One person has died and multiple others injured after a shooting in Amsterdam. Picture: Sunrise
One person has died and multiple others injured after a shooting in Amsterdam. Picture: Sunrise

One killed, others injured in Amsterdam attack

MASKED gunmen carrying machine guns have shot and killed a teenage boy in a horrifying attack in Amsterdam, according to local media.

Dutch police have confirmed that there have been "multiple victims" in the gun attack in the busy Grote Wittenburgstraat neighbourhood in the city centre, reports The Sun .

Newspaper De Telegraaf reports that a teenage boy was shot and killed in a community centre by gunmen wearing balaclavas, reports De Telegraaf.

Amsterdam shooting

Other reports suggest the gunmen were carrying AK-47 machine guns and "came looking" for the young victim who is of Moroccan origin.

The boy, described as an adolescent, had been taking part in a kickboxing class at the community centre, reports Het Parool.

Terrified witnesses reportedly hid under tables as masked gunmen stormed the building.

A teenage boy was killed in a street shooting in Amsterdam. Picture: Sunrise
A teenage boy was killed in a street shooting in Amsterdam. Picture: Sunrise

One victim was said to have been resuscitated by emergency workers called to the scene.

At least two people have been rushed to hospital with injuries, reports local media.

Pictures posted on social media show police at the scene which has been cordoned off.

No arrests have been made and the shooters are said to still be on the run.

 

 

Local police are reporting that the incident is not terror related.

This story first appeared in The Sun.

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