2018 Liège attack
|2018 Liège shooting|
|Date||29 May 2018 |
10:30+ CEST (UTC+2)
|Shooting, hostage taking|
|Weapons||Knife, 2 handguns|
|Deaths||4 (including perpetrator)|
On 29 May 2018, a man on temporary leave from prison "hunted down" and stabbed two female police officers, then took their guns and used them to shoot and kill the two officers and a pedestrian in Liège, Belgium.
The gunman took a woman hostage before he was killed by police. A terrorism investigation has been launched.
References[change | change source]
- Crisp, James (29 May 2018). "Belgium shooting: Terror investigation launched after 'released prisoner' kills two police officers before taking hostage in Liege". The Telegraph. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
- "Belgium shooting: Two police officers, passerby killed in Liege". CNN. 29 May 2018. Retrieved 29 May 2018.