On the afternoon of 28 September 2023, a gunman dressed in combat gear carried out two shootings near the Erasmus Medical Center in central Rotterdam. According to local police authorities, the assailant opened fire inside a house, set it on fire and proceeded to the medical center — where he shot and killed a doctor. Two people were shot and killed in the house. Police officers later arrested the suspected shooter in the hospital premises. Authorities are investigating to determine the motive for the shootings.