The connection between the shooting and the most wanted criminal in the Netherlands is being investigated.
Dutch media according to the crime reporter Peter de Vriesin the suspects in the shooting are a 21-year-old Rotterdam man and a 35-year-old Polish-born man.
An 18-year-old Amsterdam man had also been arrested by police in connection with the case, but he was released and is no longer suspected in connection with the case.
Famous Dutch crime reporter Peter R. de Vries was shot in the head on a street in Amsterdam on Tuesday night. He is fighting for his life in a hospital in Amsterdam, and no more is known about his condition so far.
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Rotterdamian The 21-year-old suspect is Dutch According to the NOS broadcaster already familiar to the police. Police said the man’s second address was a music company, and searches were conducted there last night. Algemeen Dagblad magazine (AD) says the young man is a rapper.
The 35-year-old man is also Polish TVN24 news channel according to a criminal familiar to the police, and he is wanted in Poland for thefts and robberies.
Police arrested the suspects on Tuesday less than an hour after the attack. Thanks to an eyewitness, camera image and license plate identification system, police were able to trace the men’s escape car in Leidschendam on the A4 motorway.
According to the AD, police believe they know the roles of the suspects in the attack. At least five shots from close range towards de Vries were fired by a 21-year-old man, and the 35-year-old man served as the driver of the escape car.
De Telegraaf newspaper according to de Vries, the investigation into the shooting is in full swing. At least twenty detectives are working on the case and are also trying to figure out who the shooter is.
Attack according to the Dutch media, the motives are not yet known. Sources tell the broadcasting company NOS that the connection between the case and the most wanted criminal in the Netherlands Ridouan Taghiin considered.
De Vries had acted as a witness assistant in the large drug trial in Tagh, where he acted as a lawyer. Derk Wiersum shot in cold blood in front of his home in 2019.
De Vries said in 2019 that he had heard from police that he was on Tagh’s kill list. However, in the same year, Taghi denied in a public statement that he had threatened to kill de Vries.