Several people shot, one possibly killed in tram in Utrecht, Netherlands, attacker at large


from RT:

One person was likely killed and several more people were injured in a shooting that broke out in the Dutch city of Utrecht. Terrorism is being investigated as a potential motive, police said.

The Dutch counter-terrorism unit has surrounded a building where the gunman may be located, local media has reported. The perpetrator manged to escape the scene of the crime earlier, despite police cordoning off the area and adjacent streets.

A square around a tram station outside downtown Utrecht is also on lockdown.

The shooting has likely left one person dead, a police spokeswoman said. Ambulances and emergency services are also present although the number of injured is yet to be clarified.

Police said it’s looking at all plausible motives for the shooting, including terrorism.

Medevac helicopters have been send in to airlift the wounded, Utrecht police said. They also urged drivers to make way for medical vehicles.

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