Shots fired in a park in Uccle: a man is brain dead

A man was the victim of a firearm on Monday evening, in the Wolvendael park in Uccle, the Brussels prosecutor’s office said on Thursday, confirming information from the Last Hour. A 34-year-old suspect has been arrested. “We can confirm that, on August 29, 2022 at around 8:00 p.m., police officers went to Wolvendael Park in Uccle, called for several gunshots. Once there, they found a man lying on the ground with an injury to his The victim was taken to hospital where he was declared brain dead.”said the Brussels public prosecutor’s office.

“The public prosecutor’s office was informed and ordered a judicial investigation. The federal police laboratory and a medical examiner were called in, and the investigating judge and the public prosecutor’s office went to the scene. A suspect, a man from 34 years old, was heard by the investigating judge and placed under arrest warrant for attempted murder”continued the prosecution.

“The judicial inquiry is underway to establish the exact circumstances of the facts”, he added without wishing to comment further. According to the Last Hour, two twin brothers in their thirties went to the park on Monday evening to commit a double suicide using a firearm. The first shot at the second, but did not turn the gun on himself afterwards, as expected. He was later arrested, while his brother was admitted to hospital in serious condition.

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