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Gun attack Spanish cops discover cannabis growhouse after arresting British national (52) for shooting an Irishman

Local reports claimed the suspect barricaded himself in his house and refused to hand himself up to police.

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Photograph released by Spanish police of marijuana seized from the home of shooting suspect.

Photograph released by Spanish police of marijuana seized from the home of shooting suspect.

Photograph released by Spanish police of marijuana seized from the home of shooting suspect.

Spanish cops have discovered a marijuana growhouse in the home of a British national arrested for shooting an Irishman in Spain on Wednesday.

Local reports claimed the suspect barricaded himself in his house and refused to hand himself up to police.

On Wednesday, emergency services had rushed to scene in a rural area of Granada province after locals reported a bloodied man running towards them.

According to local reports, the 33-year-old victim, an Irish national from Northern Ireland, had been shot in the torso and the leg.

He was taken to hospital where his condition was reported as stable.

Spanish police launched an investigation and got a search warrant to raid the home of a British suspect living in the area.

During the search, officers discovered a room in the basement of the house that was accessed through a narrow 50x30-centimeter cavity.

Inside it, the agents discovered 109 marijuana plants, 9 cans with dried marijuana ready for sale and 15 'vials' of steroids and several syringes.

The suspect lives in a rural area near Taldarroba and is a 52-year-old male of British nationality, who has a police record.

He is accused of attempted homicide, illegal possession of weapons, drug trafficking and electricity theft.

Local reports claimed the suspect barricaded himself in his house and refused to hand himself up to police.

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