Man shoots himself in the head after attacking his ex-partner in Spain

Man shoots himself in the head after attacking his ex-partner in Spain Credit: Pixabay

Man shoots himself in the head after attacking his ex-partner in Spain’s Huelva. Somehow the man is still alive and is said to be in a stable condition.

The Guardia civil are investigating the shocking case of the 42-year-old man from La Puebla de Guzman in Huelva that shot himself in the head with a shotgun after allegedly having attacked his ex-partner. The alleged assault is said to have taken place in front of their son who is a minor. The man has been admitted to the Virgen del Rocio Hospital in Seville.

Sources close to the ongoing investigation have confirmed to Efe that the shocking events occurred on Sunday, August 22, at about 21.30 hours.

An argument broke out with the man and his ex-partner at her home where he is then said to have allegedly attacked her. He went on to threaten the woman with a shotgun before he turned it on himself and shot himself in the head.

The incident was reported to the emergency services 112. They received a call for help saying that a person had shot themselves at about 22:00 hours. Both the Guardia civil and the health services rushed to the scene of the incident.

At the moment the man is still in Seville’s Virgen del Rocio hospital and is said to be in a stable condition despite his injuries. According to Huelvahoy, the man was mainly injured in the jaw area.

In other Spanish news, Spain is ready for the third dose of the coronavirus vaccine according to Health Minister, Carolina Darias.

The Minister of Health Carolina Darias, has confirmed that Spain is “ready” to vaccinate people with a third dose of a coronavirus vaccine, and she explained that the vaccines experts could have proposal on this issue ready by next week.

On Wednesday after the meeting of the Interterritorial Council of the National Health System (CISNS) Darias said: “We hope that next week we will have a possible proposal that will determine when and, in any case, which group we will vaccinate with the third dose.”

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