Man riddled with bullets in Anderlecht shooting
A member of the public was killed in a shooting in the Brussels borough of Anderlecht last night. The victim died on the spot. Shortly after the shooting, a burnt-out car was discovered in another Brussels borough, Sint-Jans-Molenbeek. There is no further trace of the perpetrators.
The shooting took place in the Wayezstraat in the centre of Anderlecht. According to media outlet La Capitale, the victim was tracked down and trapped by a car containing four occupants. He was then riddled with bullets.
"Police were called to the Wayezstraat at around 1.10am last night on account of a shooting," says police spokeswoman Sarah Frederickx. "The victim died on the spot from his injuries."
"The suspects fled and a vehicle of the type they were travelling in was found burnt out further away. Federal police technical investigators attended the scene and federal judicial police are conducting an investigation."