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Residents Shocked over Shooting in Fuengirola

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Ambulance outside the Costa del Sol Hospital in Marbella, Spain

One person was injured after receiving a gunshot wound in the leg at the entrance of a nightclub in Fuengirola

The shooting occurred in the early hours this morning, Friday, March 1, on the Fuengirola promenade when a 34-year-old man reportedly suffered a gunshot wound to the leg, requiring him to be transferred to the Costa del Sol Hospital, where he is currently hospitalized, as confirmed by police sources.

The incident took place around 3:50am at the entrance of a nightclub. Minutes later, the Emergency Services 112 Andalucia received a call from a witness. They reported that there had been a firearm assault and that the victim was conscious. Immediately, the coordination center mobilized Local Police, National Police, and medical services, who transferred the injured person to the Costa del Sol University Hospital in Marbella in a mobile ICU.

According to medical sources, he had a bullet wound with entry and exit in the left thigh. Although he remains hospitalized at this time, he is currentñy in a stable condition. Meanwhile, the National Police have taken over the investigation to try to clarify the circumstances of the incident and identify the alleged perpetrator, as no arrests have been made at this time.

Shootings in Marbella

It is worth noting that a few weeks ago, with just two days apart, two incidents with firearms were recorded in Marbella. Both took place on the same street and at a similar time. In the first one, a man was injured by gunfire in both an arm and a leg. The 061 evacuated him to the Costa del Sol Hospital for treatment, although his condition was not serious.

It was 11:15 in the evening when several witnesses called the Emergency Health Service 112 Andalusia to report that a shooting had occurred on Calle la Yedra, and apparently, several people were involved. The initial reports stated that the injured person had been hit by a bullet in the back.

In the second incident, witnesses reported hearing shots in the Nueva Andalucía area. However, this time, no one was injured by gunfire. Just before 1 a.m., residents alerted the Emergency Health Service 112 Andalucia that they had heard shots. Some insisted that it was the second occasion since Saturday night and asked for the police to come. Also, on this occasion, they warned that the perpetrator or perpetrators had used a vehicle to flee the scene.

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