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Three men arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in Olhão

Three men, aged 29 to 42, have been arrested in Olhão on suspicion of attempted murder, PJ police have revealed.

The case dates back to May 15 when the suspects are believed to have used a “sawed-off shotgun and a handgun” to shoot at three people aged between 16 and 25 on a street in Olhão.

“One of the victims was shot in the back when trying to escape,” the police force said.

PJ police added that the evidence gathered was used to obtain an arrest warrant for the three men, who are due to appear before a judge.

michael.bruxo@algarveresident.com