Shooting in Motril

A 29-year-old man in Motril was seriously wounded in a shooting incident in the Santa Adela area of town on Tuesday the 21st.

MOT Shooting in Santa Adela 400x250The victim, who was shot in the lung, was immediately transferred directly to the ICU where his condition was described as “serious but stable.” For this reason it is  expected that he will soon be transfered to a ward.

There was also a woman wounded in the exchange of shots, aged 23, but the leg wound was superficial and she was soon discharged. Reports are that she is the partner of the other victim

According to witnesses, around 19.10h a man was behaving menacingly and firing off shots in the Varadero-Santa Adela area of town near the port.

The Policía Nacional arrived and cordoned off the street where the shooting had been taking place, which is near the Centro de Desarrollo Turístico and Playa de Poniente. However, by the time they had arrived, the shooter had already fled the scene.

Although the police have not ruled out any motive, they mainly believe that it was a “settling of old scores.”

(News: Motril, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalucia – Photo: Ideal)

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