Amsterdam Police have issued an apology after incorrectly reporting that Jerge Hoefdraad had died following a capturing within the Dutch capital.
Hoefdraad, the previous Ajax winger, was reportedly shot within the head as he tried to interrupt up an altercation throughout a celebration.
It was subsequently reported within the native media that Hoefdraad, 35, had tragically misplaced his life, with the police compelled to retract on their unique assertion and subject an amended one.
The up to date assertion learn: “To our remorse, the message was incorrectly reported this afternoon of the demise of the 35-year-old sufferer of the capturing incident on Stekkenbergweg.
“He’s in a really vital situation in hospital. We deeply remorse this and apologise to his household.”
A suspect has already been recognized owing to a number of witness statements, though no arrest has been made at the moment.
The assertion continued: “The detectives now have very sturdy indications in regards to the id of the person who’s suspected of getting fired the pictures.
“The police are due to this fact calling on him to return and report himself.
“The detective has began an intensive investigation and is urgently on the lookout for footage and witnesses.
“On the time of the capturing, simply earlier than 6 o’clock, a celebration was occurring within the constructing on Stekkenbergweg.
“For that motive, the police are urgently calling on witnesses who haven’t but been spoken to to return ahead.”
Hoefdraad began his profession with Ajax earlier than taking part in for the likes of RKC Waalwijk, Almere City and SC Cambuur.