(Reuters) – Indianapolis police on Tuesday arrested a 22-year-old man believed to be answerable for taking pictures three Dutch troopers and killing considered one of them final week, after witness statements and video got here ahead. The latter help within the investigation.
Three Dutch commandos have been shot whereas off obligation on Saturday morning for a coaching train in the USA. One in every of them, 26-year-old Simmi Poetsema, died of his accidents on Monday, police mentioned.
Two different folks have been secure in hospital, the Dutch Protection Ministry mentioned on Monday with out giving new particulars in regards to the incident. The police have described their accidents as life-threatening.
“This afternoon, IMPD situated and detained the person believed to be answerable for a taking pictures Saturday morning that left one individual useless and two others injured. He’s at the moment below arrest on a cost of homicide,” the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Division (IMPD) mentioned in a press release.
Police haven’t launched any new particulars in regards to the taking pictures. A earlier police assertion mentioned solely that “a disturbance occurred between the sufferer and the suspect which resulted within the taking pictures.”
US Protection Secretary Lloyd Austin known as his Dutch counterpart on Monday to precise his condolences for the deaths and accidents.
(Reporting by Daniel Trotta; Enhancing by Raju Gopalakrishnan)