A YOUNG, foreign man has died after being shot in the head while travelling in his vehicle with his wife and young daughter on the Costa del Sol in Spain.
Emergency services were alerted to a shooting and traffic accident in the Los Amigos residential area of the popular holiday resort of Mijas.
The man, described as 24-years-old and of Serbian nationality, was allegedly shot in front of his wife, 20, and daughter aged two.
In addition to the shooting police discovered that there had been a road traffic accident that left one of the cars overturned.
The fatally injured man was rushed to Malaga’s Carlos Haya Hospital but died several hours later. The deceased man’s wife and daughter were rushed to the Costa del Sol hospital in Marbella – although their injuries were not believed to be related to the shooting.
National Police officers are investigating the shooting and no motives for the killing have yet been ruled out but there has been in an increase in ‘settling of scores’ incidents recently.