TWO people were allegedly shot and injured by three hooded men this Saturday, October 28, in the Malaga municipality of Marbella.

The incident occurred at around 12:45 p.m. in the Guadalmina Baja area, located on the outskirts of the Costa del Sol town of San Pedro de Alcantara. A witness to the event immediately informed the 112 Andalucia Emergency Services switchboard operator that they had heard the sound of suspected gunfire in the area close to Km 1,046 on the A-7 motorway.

.The caller also indicated that they had observed an individual who appeared to have suffered a gunshot wound to their wrist. It is believed that the alleged perpetrators escaped the scene in a car after the incident.

Twelve immediately deployed an ambulance from the health services along with patrols from the National and Local Police. ,  National Police confirmed to the news outlet that two people had suffered gunshot wounds.

They were subsequently transferred to the Costa del Sol Hospital outside Marbella, although the first indications are that their lives were not at risk from the injuries they sustained.

The National Police have reportedly initiated an investigation to establish the facts surrounding the event. Malaga Provincial Police Station informed the publication that no arrests had been made.

Video footage posted on the Marbella Se Queja Instagram account showed police activity in what is reported to be the area of the Guadalmina Baja shopping centre in Marbella municipality.