One injured in Antwerp shooting

One person was injured in a shooting in the Antwerp district of Deurne on Sunday evening. Police believe that the shooting may be the result of a settling of accounts in drug circles.

The shooting occurred in the vicinity of the Arena Sports Hall, in unclear circumstances that are now the subject of a police enquiry. In all four shots rang out.

Wouter Bruyns of Antwerp police: "At first we had the impression that nobody had been injured, but in the course of the night an individual suffering from a shot wound reported to hospital.”

All suspects are on the loose but are actively being tracked down by Antwerp police.

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