Police have confirmed the death of a man of British origin in Aartselaar in Antwerp province.
The man is reported to have died of gunshot wounds.
The shooting is reported to have taken place around 23.00 on Saturday evening on the Baron van Ertbornstraat, which runs parallel to the A12 and the E19, by the Solhof park and castle.
The street was closed to traffic as the scene was investigated by the judicial authorities, led by a coroner and a weapons expert.
The victim has been described as a British man aged 39, but no further details have been released at this time. This article will be updated if and when more is known.