U.S. tourist shot at Belgium airport during attempt to stop a theft

Posted on June 16, 2012 • Filed under: Europe, Tourist Injured

At Brussels Airport in Zaventem, a man was shot in the foot when he tried to prevent two thieves from stealing a handbag early this morning. The man, an American tourist, was taken to hospital. The incident happened at the entrance C of the departure hall shortly before 6 o’clock this morning. The man witnessed how two thieves were stealing a handbag and decided to intervene. However, one of the thieves shot him in the foot. Read Article

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