The shooting episode occurred around a quarter to nine Wednesday evening. A 41-year-elderly person was shot in the knee at his home, close to the jungle gym in the Weerstandlaan in Borgerhout. The man, a dad of two, was promptly taken to medical clinic. The police came all at once.
‘A police helicopter orbited around the entire evening,’ says a nearby inhabitant. “We thought something had occurred on the interstate, we hadn’t made a connection to a shooting yet.” The road was shut down for some time. The police began a local examination and the lab likewise came nearby for a follow examination.
“A researching judge has been designated to additionally examine the conditions where the occurrence occurred,” said Kristof Aerts, representative for the Antwerp public examiner’s office. ‘We have not yet had the option to distinguish a culprit, yet we are taking a gander at different roads.’
Call for observation cameras
‘We’ve never encountered this’, the nearby occupant proceeds. ‘Our area has seen for quite a long time that wrongdoing around the jungle gym is expanding. That is the reason we’ve been requesting surveillance cameras to be introduced for a very long time at this point, however we found the solution that this couldn’t be remembered for the financial plan.’
‘A wounding occurred in the jungle gym a year prior, however never a shooting. On the off chance that the cameras had been there, the examination would have been a lot further along.’