BREAKING: Gunman with Pistol and Silencer Storms Dutch Newscast

gunmanBRUSSELS, Belgium: News reports indicate that a male gunman armed with a pistol and silencer, attempted to interrupt the NOS news broadcast. The 8:00pm news was halted due to the gunman coming onto the set. He is seen in the video frame as being dressed in a black suit, a white shirt, and a dark tie. The man dropped his gun when four police officers took control of the situation.

More details as they become available.

UPDATE: The man claimed to be working with a group of hackers and other terrorist. He stated that the members had placed eight explosive devices containing radioactive materials around the country. He also claimed that 98 members of his group were prepared to commit computer attacks to undisclosed accounts.

The gunman reportedly told the news crew, “Continue to work normally. I am heavily armed and if you continue to work normally nothing will happen to you.”

Shannon Grady

South Carolina Politichick Shannon Grady came to the staff in late 2013 with experience writing political pieces on US foreign, domestic, and education policy for Shannon has also been a guest commentator on The PonyTail Patriot BlogTalkRadio show. Shannon brings a unique perspective to European politics as she is able to cover events happening across Europe from the heart of the EU, while living in Brussels, Belgium. Her articles include original coverage of the Memorial Day events at Flanders Field, Belgium and the 70th anniversary D-Day events in Normandy, France. Shannon has a BA in History from the University of South Carolina, a Masters from Webster University, and recently finished her doctorate program at Liberty University where she focused on Educational Leadership and Administration. She currently teaches online AP courses in Macro and Micro Economics and AP US history. She is the wife of active duty Army officer LTC Matthew Grady who is currently assigned to NATO in Belgium and the mother of one rambunctious little boy. Follow Shannon on Twitter: @SGPAExPat

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