Investigation underway into shooting at hostess club in Fuengirola

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Investigation underway into shooting incident at a hostess club in Fuengirola

National Police sources in the Costa del Sol municipality of Fuengirola have reported that an investigation is underway after an incident at a hostess club in the town. They are trying to clarify the circumstances surrounding a shooting that occurred at around 3am on Saturday, October 30.

Two young men were reported injured during the incident, which apparently took place in the exit area from the club. At the moment the police have no detainees. According to health sources, one of the men is thought to be in a very serious condition. The 29-year-old was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Regional Hospital of Malaga with a gunshot wound.

The 112 Andalucian Emergency service received a call at 03.05 in which a person reported that he had heard shots in Fuengirola. Specifically, the alert placed the shooting on Calle Balbuena Marfil, in the Carvajal neighbourhood of Fuengirola. An ambulance was immediately deployed to the scene, along with patrols of the National Police Corps, who have since taken over the investigation.


Another young man who was with the shot youth was also injured. He allegedly suffered a fractured wrist in a fight that took place after the shooting, as reported by


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Chris was born in a small village in Wales, where he ran his own successful construction company for many years, before deciding in 1990, to swap the grey skies and rain for the sunshine and lifestyle of the Costa del Sol. Late last year he made the move to Southern Portugal, and is now residing on the Algarve. Having sung and played in a rock band back in Wales, he still likes to go out and entertain in his spare time, singing in restaurants and golf clubs. Interests are of course music, especially from the 60s and 70s, movies, nice restaurants, and he has a passion for graphic design and online marketing.


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