Brussels Police Search Suspect Who Fired Shot at Midi Station


(Bloomberg) -- Police are actively looking for an unidentified person who fired a single gunshot into the ground inside the Brussels Midi train station before running away from the scene, according to the Brussels prosecutor’s office.

Investigators currently have no clue about the motive of the shooter, who caused panic among rush-hour commuters but injured nobody, the prosecutor’s office said in a statement on Wednesday.

The events took place shortly after 5pm local time and part of the building was subsequently closed off for checks, which uncovered the shell of the bullet. The train station was not evacuated, according to Ine Van Wymersch, the prosecutor’s spokeswoman.

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