SEVILLA police shoot a man dead while he is attempting to rob a supermarket
Sevilla National Police has reported the death of a man who was killed this evening, Friday, July 23, by police shots, while he was trying to rob a supermarket in the Parque Amate neighbourhood of Sevilla at around 8pm.
The incident occurred after an alert was received at around 8pm, of a robbery in progress at the Cash Fresh supermarket on Calle Contador, to which, units of the National Police, and the Local Police, were immediately deployed, with eyewitnesses at the scene telling Efe that they had seen two men exiting the store and escaping on foot through the streets of the neighbourhood, but that a third man was trapped inside the supermarket at the time the police patrols arrived on the scene.
It is reported that officers entered the store to apprehend the man, at which point he opened fire on them, and during the exchange of gunshots, the man was fatally wounded and died, but without any further injury to the supermarket staff, or to the police officers.
Ningún cliente ni empleado resultó alcanzado por los disparos que el atracador realizó dentro del establecimiento antes de la llegada de @PoliciaSevilla
El operativo policial continúa en la zona #Amate@policia Nacional se hace cargo de la investigación#Gobernación @Ayto_Sevilla pic.twitter.com/X7OmT5OfhA
— Emergencias Sevilla (@EmergenciasSev) July 23, 2021
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