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Three Dutch soldiers wounded in shooting in Indianapolis’ entertainment district

Three Dutch commandos wounded in shooting in Indianapolis’ entertainment district: Two are in critical condition

  • Three members of the Dutch Commando Corps were found wounded by police outside of a Hampton Inn in Indianapolis around 3:30 am
  • Two of the men are in critical condition in a local hospital
  • Police have said that there were plenty of witnesses to the shooting but that no arrests have been made
  • The group were in Indiana has part of a training program  

Three Dutch commandos were wounded in a shooting in Indianapolis’ entertainment district around 3:30 am on Saturday morning. 

At least two of the soldiers in critical condition following the attack, according to a Dutch Ministry of Defense spokesperson who was speaking to NL Times. 

The NL Times report says that there was an argument prior to the shooting. 

The ministry spokesperson said: ‘The shooting took place in front of the hotel where the commandos are staying. The incident happened during the military members’ free time.’

DailyMail.com has reached out to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and the Dutch defense ministry for comment. 

The three are members of the Dutch Commando Corps and were in Indiana as part of training program. The group was staying at a local Hampton Inn. 

At least two of the soldiers in critical condition following the attack, according to a Dutch Ministry of Defense spokesperson

The three wounded men are members of the Dutch Commando Corps, the group's insignia is shown here, they were in Indianapolis are part of a training program

The three wounded men are members of the Dutch Commando Corps, the group’s insignia is shown here, they were in Indianapolis are part of a training program

 Police were called to the Hampton Inn around 3:30 am where they found the three wounded men lying outside of the hotel, reports Fox59. 

The station reports that police have multiple witnesses but said that no arrests have been made. The shooting did not take place inside the hotel. 

The hotel  that the shooting occurred on the 100 block of South Meridian Street at the intersection between Meridian and Maryland streets. 

Authorities in Indiana said that they do not believe that the shooting was random and that there is no threat to the public. 

The Dutch defense department said that the victims families have been notified.  

Police were called to the Hampton Inn around 3:30 am where they found the three wounded men lying outside of the hotel

Police were called to the Hampton Inn around 3:30 am where they found the three wounded men lying outside of the hotel

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