Death shooting Curaçao rises to five

Death shooting Curaçao rises to five

The death toll from the shooting on the island last Monday has risen to five. Wednesday morning (local time) died a 52-year-old man to his injury.

The shooting took Monday night (local time) venue in the district of Buena Vista in Willemstad. Unknowns opened from a car with automatic rifle fire on a bar and small supermarket where many people were present.

It fell directly in four dead, among them a pair of twins who at that time in his 22-year-old birthday party. The Wednesday in the hospital died the man was the stepfather of the two young men.

According to justice, was the shooting a planned liquidation of one of the victims, a 27-year-old Curaçao man. The reason would lie in a prolonged and violent struggle between two criminal gangs on the island. Of the perpetrators is still lacking any trace. On a secluded spot on the island is a burned-out car found that was probably used by the perpetrators.

According to the Public Ministry should more action be taken against the many illegal weapons on the island. The district of Buena Vista has been the scene of shootings and other violence. Often it has to do with violence between rival gangs.

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