Agents of the National Police have killed a man this morning who, after threatening passersby and drivers with a knife on a street in the Villaverde district, injured an agent, a spokesman for the Higher Headquarters of the Police has informed Europa Press. Madrid.
The events occurred around 10 a.m. this Friday on Benimamet Street number 24, in front of the health center in the San Cristóbal de los Ángeles neighborhood. The 091 room received several calls from people stating that a man was threatening everyone who passed through that point with a large kitchen knife.
A police call point came to the scene and the man rushed against one of the agents, cornering him and causing injuries to his hand with the knife. For that reason, he shot him. As he did not give up his efforts and continued to threaten with the knife, other officers also shot him.
Minutes later the Samur-Civil Protection came to the place, who attended to the aggressor, who was very badly injured and entered cardiorespiratory arrest. Despite the efforts of the health workers, they only confirmed his death.
The Police have identified the aggressor as a man between 30 and 40 years old with a history of an attack on the authority, three this year and one in 2020. The Scientific Police are in the place collecting evidence and checking if he entered the ambulatory , which had to close its doors to avoid greater evils.