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Spanish police detain man after shots fired at college, no one hurt


MADRID, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Authorities in northern Spain evacuated a neighborhood college campus in Leioa close to Bilbao and arrested a suspect on Wednesday after shots have been fired on campus grounds, police mentioned, including that no-one had been injured.

A police spokesperson mentioned the suspect was a younger man, however wouldn’t give additional particulars.

“The campus was evacuated at 6:50 pm (1650 GMT) and the person detained, but there was no personal damage,” the spokesperson for the regional police within the Basque Country mentioned.

Several native media retailers mentioned the younger man was armed with a shotgun and that his shots shattered some window panes.

Reporting by Corina Pons; Writing by Andrei Khalip; Editing by Jan Harvey

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