Previously, the Turkish agency Anadolu reported, citing relatives of the alleged shooter, 37-year-old Turkish-born Gokmen Tanis, that he might have fired at his relatives over “family matters”.
According to Dutch police, there was no connection between yesterday’s shooter, 37-year-old Turkish-born Gokmen Tanis, and his victims.
The attack in the Dutch city of Utrecht that occurred on Monday left three people dead. Following an intense manhunt, the police detained Gokmen Tanis as the main suspect, as well as two others. He is being held on suspicion of manslaughter with a possible terrorist intent, though the investigation is currently underway and other possible motives are being considered.