Antwerp local police received a phone call of a woman yesterday afternoon. She said she was worried about the state of mind of her 35-year-old son. Police came to the scene at the Plantin en Moretus Avenue. When they arrived, the 35-year-old was attacking the concierge of the building with a knife. The police opened fire.
The 35-year-old man died, while the concierge sustained head injuries. He had to be transported to hospital. As the police were involved in the death of a person, the police watchdog Comité P will open an investigation.