Netherlands Stabbing and Crossbow Shooting Kills Two

A man wielding a crossbow has killed two people and injured another in the town of Almelo at Overijssel, Netherlands.

A video circulating on Twitter showed a topless man firing a crossbow into people below. 

Overijssel police said they were responding to a stabbing incident at the Mth Steynstraat in Almelo after two dead people dead were discovered in a house.

“We are with many colleagues at a stabbing incident at the Mth Steynstraat in #Almelo. Colleagues had to use the firearm in this incident. The situation is not safe there at the moment. So do not come to this location,” tweeted the Overijssel police

The suspect was later arrested while another injured victim was rescued from the scene. 

There is no information if the two deceased victims were killed by the crossbow or were actually stabbed. 

Police have also not yet confirmed the identity of the suspect and if the incident was a terror attack. 


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