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Miraflores shooting: Irishman shot dead by masked gunman

Published 24/09/2015

The resort of Miraflores is in the south of Spain, between the Costa del Sol resorts of Marbella and Fuengirola (Photo: Google Maps)
The resort of Miraflores is in the south of Spain, between the Costa del Sol resorts of Marbella and Fuengirola (Photo: Google Maps)

An Irishman in his 30s has been shot dead at the Spanish resort of Miraflores in the south of the country.

The man was reportedly shot three times by a masked gunman at around 11.30am on Thursday morning.

Emergency services rushed to the scene but the man was pronounced dead.

The shooter fled the scene on a bike with a getaway driver.

A police investigation into the shooting, which bears hallmarks of a professional hit, is ongoing.

It is the second shooting in the area in a week.

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