One of the suspects of involvement in the hitting people on the pedestrian street Las Ramblas in Central Barcelona shot. About it reports on Thursday, August 17, La Vanguardia.
According to the publication, he tried to escape. It eliminated during a firefight in Sant-just-Desvern.
As specified, was shot by a man who formerly hitting cordoned off the area of the attack police officers. Unknown white Ford Focus broke through a cordon in the area of Diagonal Avenue. His car stopped after three kilometres, where the shooting happened.
The minibus ran over a pedestrian on the street La Ramblas in Central Barcelona, on the afternoon of 17 August. The driver managed to escape from the scene of the crime. The media claimed that he took refuge in a nearby Turkish café and took visitors hostage, but the police has denied this information.
It is established that the vehicle was rented by a man named Driss Kabir (Driss Oukabir). Later the information appeared about his detention.
The incident deemed a terrorist attack. According to the latest official reports, the attack killed 13 people, injured at least 50.