16 Jun, 2021 @ 17:45
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Young boy hit by air rifle shot fired from moving car in Mar Menor resort area of Spain’s Murcia region

Boy Hit By Shot From Air Rifle Fired From Moving Car In Mar Menor Resort Area Of Murcia

A child was injured in the leg after shots from an air rifle were fired out of a car in the San Pedro del Pinatar area of the Mar Menor.

The seven-year-old boy was with a family member on Calle Chamartin in El Pagan yesterday afternoon(June 15) when he was hit.

The car sped off but the child’s injury was not serious and an ambulance took him to Los Arcos Hospital.

Eyewitnesses said a car full of people drove down the road and a round of shots came out of the vehicle.

They suggested that a compressed air rifle was used to pump out the shots.

The Guardia Civil are trying to track down the occupants of the vehicle.

Alex Trelinski

Alex worked for 30 years for the BBC as a presenter, producer and manager. He covered a variety of areas specialising in sport, news and politics. After moving to the Costa Blanca over a decade ago, he edited a newspaper for 5 years and worked on local radio.

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