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Man arrested for murdering 4 people including 2 Israelis at Brussels Jewish Museum

By Mason White 2:54 PM June 1, 2014
Mehdi Nemmouche 

By: Sanvi Rizvi
(Scroll down for video) A young man was arrested on charges of murder after allegedly killing four people at the Brussels Jewish Museum, police in Belgium said.

Brussels Police said that they arrested 29-year-old, Mehdi Nemmouche of Roubaix, France, on Friday, in Marseille.

Police also found in his possession a pistol and a Kalashnikov assault rifle, matching those weapons used in the attack. Nemmouche has links to jihadists in Syria. Nemmouche visited Syria last year.

The Israeli victims, Mira and Emmanuel Riva, both 50, are former Israeli government employees. The four victims were hit by bullets in the face and neck.

Videos of the attack showed the gunman wearing a cap and sunglasses, standing at the entrance to the museum with an automatic rifle. The museum, which is located in the city center, was closed while investigators continue their investigation.