SPANISH NEWS: Young woman fatally shot in Madrid hunting incident

UNSUCCESSFUL: A health emergency team struggled for some 20 minutes to resuscitate the young victim CREDIT: 112 Comunidad Madrid Twitter @112cmadrid

A 22-YEAR old woman did after she was accidentally shot in a hunting accident in Madrid on Sunday.

The Madrid Community 112 Emergencias service reported on social media that the victim was hit by a bullet in the chest and went into cardiac arrest. Members of the Summa112 health team tried their best for some 20 minutes to resuscitate the young victim, but in the end they were unable to save her life.

The Guardia Civil has opened an investigation into the circumstances of the incident, which occurred in the Valdemanco area near to the M-633 highway.


Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

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