Seven people are dead and 15 are wounded aftera gunman opened fire in a crowded Amsterdam mall. It is reported that there were children among the victims. Also, the gunman is dead as well. The gunman first began began firing his automatic weapon in a parking lot in the small Dutch town of Alphen aan den Rijn, then moved inside the shopping center and eventually turned the gun on himself.
A gunman opened fire with an automatic weapon at a crowded shopping mall outside Amsterdam on Saturday, leaving at least seven people dead and wounding 15 others, with children among the victims, Dutch officials said.
The attacker was among the dead after fatally shooting himself at the Ridderhof mall in Alphen aan den Rijn, Mayor Bas Eenhoorn said. The suburb is less than 15 miles southwest of Amsterdam.
Four of the wounded were in critical condition, five were in serious condition and at least two others were slightly wounded, Eenhoorn said.