has died of his injuries after being shot outside an
one of three Dutch soldiers,
all in the US for training exercises, who were wounded in the shooting in the early hours of Saturday.
According to the
Dutch Defence Ministry
the two other victims are conscious and remain in
hospital in stable condition.
Police believe the shooting followed an earlier
disturbance in downtown Indianapolis,
but gave few details.
agencies are still investigating the shooting and have
so far not reported any arrests
. An earlier police statement said detectives did not believe it was a
The incident took place around 03:30 (07:30 GMT) on Saturday outside the
Hampton Inn Hotel
in the city's entertainment district, where
the three soldiers had been staying
Officials believe the shooting followed a previous altercation including one or multiple other people at another location in the city.
Dutch defence officials confirmed the
soldiers had been off-duty
at the time of the attack and that their families had been notified.
three of the soldiers
were members of the Commando Corps,
one of the special operations
units in the
Netherlands armed forces