The Latest on the deadly tram shooting in the Dutch city of Utrecht (all times local):

3:25 p.m.

Dutch prosecutors say the suspect in the deadly Utrecht tram shooting has confessed and said that he acted alone.

A mourner weeps after putting flowers at the site of a shooting incident in a tram in Utrecht, Netherlands, Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
A mourner weeps after putting flowers at the site of a shooting incident in a tram in Utrecht, Netherlands, Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

Prosecution spokesman Frans Zonneveld told The Associated Press on Friday that the motive for Monday’s shooting that left three people dead and three seriously wounded is still under investigation.

The 37-year-old suspect, Gokmen Tanis, faces charges including multiple murder with a terrorist intent.

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Children lay flowers at a makeshift memorial site for the victims of a shooting incident in a tram in Utrecht, Netherlands, Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Children lay flowers at a makeshift memorial site for the victims of a shooting incident in a tram in Utrecht, Netherlands, Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

12:30 p.m.

An investigating judge on Friday extended by two weeks the detention of a man suspected of killing three passengers on a tram in the central Dutch city of Utrecht and seriously wounding three more, in what is being investigated as a likely terror attack.

Court spokeswoman Els de Stigter said that a judge ordered the suspect, identified by police as 37-year-old Gokmen Tanis, to remain in custody for a further 14 days as investigations continue.

People cry after laying flowers at a makeshift memorial site for the victims of a shooting incident in a tram in Utrecht, Netherlands, Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
People cry after laying flowers at a makeshift memorial site for the victims of a shooting incident in a tram in Utrecht, Netherlands, Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

In a statement, the court said that the judge ruled that “the suspicion is strong enough to detain the man for longer.”

Tanis was arrested hours after the tram shooting Monday and police say he is being held on charges including multiple murder or manslaughter with terrorist intent.

A sign reads
A sign reads “Lots of Strength” as a mourner lays flowers at a makeshift memorial for victims of a shooting incident in a tram in Utrecht, Netherlands, Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
People lay flowers at a makeshift memorial site for the victims of a shooting incident in a tram in Utrecht, Netherlands, Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
People lay flowers at a makeshift memorial site for the victims of a shooting incident in a tram in Utrecht, Netherlands, Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

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