Utrecht tram shooting

Shooting in a tram in Utrecht, the Netherlands

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

Utrecht tram shooting
The tram after the attack.
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
Non-fatal injuries
PerpetratorGökmen Tanis

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

References Edit

  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.