It shooting incident took place on Sunday, January 16 in a house on Sinderenstraat in Amsterdam Southeast. Because Petalo’s father was abroad with his girlfriend, a number of guys had been chilling there for several evenings.
One of the boys took a firearm with community. The boys played with the gun and filmed themselves While. The prosecutor spoke of ‘unknowingly Russian roulette’.
At some point the gun went off. A suspected bullet to Armando Petalo in the chest. Two boys then called the emergency services. ambulance Although Brothers Petalo could certainly be resuscitated, he died at the house.
The two other boys had fled the house after the shooting incident and reported themselves to the police that night and the next day. The firearm is never recovered.
The new Ronaldo
Armando Petalo was also called ‘Ali’. He went to Purmer College in Amsterdam North. He fell in love with football. He played at FC Abcoude and dreamed of it the new Cristiano Ronaldo become.
According to the Public Prosecution Service, no evidence has been found that any of Petalo’s four friends wanted to do anything. Because the suspects are minors, the hearing took place behind closed doors on Tuesday and Wednesday.
In the requirement, the Public Prosecution Service had a message for the youth: keep your hands off those guns!
“There is no good reason for owning and using a weapon,” the prosecutor said. “It is also not cool to make films with it and play with it. The four suspects also know that later. Lives are literally being destroyed. In this case, a friend’s life. That has become difficult to see today and yesterday. There is only sadness. With the relatives and with the suspects. There are only losers. A flourishing life is gone forever.”
The OM demanded 30 to 300 days of juvenile detention for the different roles of the four suspects on the fatal evening. In addition, community service orders of 150 to 200 hours were demanded.