Belgium: two seriously injured in a shooting in Brussels

The perpetrators of the shooting which took place early in the evening are on the run, actively sought by the police.

A shooting took place in Brussels this Sunday around 6 p.m., a spokesperson for the police in the Belgian capital told the Belgian press agency Belga, relayed by and . Until Monday morning, two people were seriously injured but are now out of danger, according to information from the Brussels prosecutor’s office. The perpetrators, on the run, are actively sought

“We were informed that gunshots were heard on rue Lacaille around 6 p.m.”reported the police spokesperson. “On site, we discovered two people seriously injured. They were taken to hospital.”he also declared.

Four people arrested then released

“At the scene, various witnesses came forward and said they had heard gunshots. The perpetrators allegedly fled on a scooter”, reports the press release. A forensic doctor and a ballistic expert were mobilized.

The Brussels prosecutor’s office was unable to specify the motive for this shooting on Sunday evening. An investigation has been opened, the capital’s police also indicated. Four people were arrested in the evening, then made available to the Brussels public prosecutor’s office. They were finally released by the magistrate on duty. These are four people from the victims’ entourage, indicates the prosecution. The investigation continues to determine the circumstances of the facts.

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