Utrecht tram shooting

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2019 Utrecht shooting
Afzetting van het 24 Oktoberplein, Utrecht op 18 maart 2019 na de tramaanslag die dag.jpg
The tram after the attack.
Location 24 Oktoberplein.png
Location of the Shooting
LocationUtrecht, Netherlands
Coordinates52°04′51″N 5°05′29″E / 52.080755°N 5.091354°E / 52.080755; 5.091354
Date18 March 2019
10:45 a.m. (CET)
Attack type
Mass shooting
Deaths4
Non-fatal injuries
6
PerpetratorGökmen Tanis

On the 18 March 2019, four people were killed and six others injured[1] after a shooting on a tram in Utrecht, Netherlands.

Police shared a photo of a 37-year-old Turkish man called Gökmen Tanis who they were searching for. It is thought he was the attacker.[2][3][4] Police think that he got away in a red Renault Clio.[5] Tanis was arrested the same day.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. Utrecht opgeschrikt na doden bij tram - dit weten we tot nu toe, NOS.nl, 18 March 2019
  2. "Politie geeft foto vrij van verdachte" (in Dutch). 2019-03-18. Retrieved 2019-03-18.
  3. "Politie Utrecht zoekt 37-jarige verdachte Gökmen Tanis" (in Dutch). 2019-03-18. Retrieved 2019-03-18.
  4. "Politie Utrecht zoekt 37-jarige verdachte" (in Dutch). 2019-03-18. Retrieved 2019-03-18.
  5. "Drie doden bij aanslag in Utrecht, inwoners moeten binnenblijven". NOS: Nederlandse Omroep Stichting, Hilversum. 18 March 2019. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  6. "Hoofdverdachte aanslag Utrecht opgepakt" (in Dutch). 2019-03-18. Retrieved 2019-03-18.