Mayor Halsema closes house under fire in Amsterdam-Zuidoost

The apartment in Amsterdam-Zuidoost, which was taken under fire in the night from Wednesday to Thursday, was closed by order of Mayor Halsema.

The house remains closed for three months. The mayor has had the building closed down “in order to restore peace and confidence in this neighborhood where children also live”, a spokesman informed AT5.

The occupant will be housed somewhere else. According to Het Parool it was the mother of 23-year-old rapper Denzel S. According to the newspaper, S. was shot on Tuesday in Amsterdam-Zuid. He was seriously injured.

The municipality and the police will keep a close eye on the neighbourhood in the coming period, writes NH Nieuws. “Of course we will pay special attention to the frightened local residents,” says the spokesman.