Mossos arrests person in connection with Barcelona shooting

Mossos arrests a person in connection with the Barcelona shooting. CREDIT: Mossos d’Esquadra

Barcelona police have arrested a suspect for the shooting that took place last Saturday 15

The Mossos d’Esquadra arrested a suspect this Sunday, January 16, for his alleged involvement in a shooting that occurred on Saturday 15, in the Sant Marti district of Barcelona. During this event, two people were injured, with varying degrees of injury.

An emergency medical system (EMS) first treated the two people for gunshot wounds, before transferring them to the St. Pau and del Mar hospitals, without fearing for their lives.

After the arrest, regional police sources said EFE, “The investigation is still ongoing, it is open. For the moment, we cannot give more details”.

Shortly after Saturday’s incident, at around 3pm, the Mossos d’Esquadra deployed an extensive operation around the house they believed the 57-year-old, now detained, had barricaded himself in.

This large-scale offensive included members of the Special Intervention Group (GEI), Public Order, Citizen Security and Investigation, as well as ARRO (Regional Operational Means Zone) and GRIMO (Mobile Brigade Zone), as well as negotiation specialists. .

After more than three hours, officers entered this house located around the Rambla de Prim, but the alleged shooter was not there.

The circumstances under which the events occurred, and whether it was an exchange of gunfire between the victims and the man wanted by the police are still unknown at this time, as reported

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