Madrid [Spain], November 22 (ANI/Sputnik): A man was injured by the Barcelona City Guard after he threatened police officers with a knife, the municipal police force said on Twitter on Saturday.
"The person demonstrated a very aggressive attitude and threatened the agents with a large knife. One of the officers had to make use of a firearm," the Barcelona City (Urban) Guard said.
The incident occurred shortly before 7 pm local time (18:00 GMT) on Saturday on the Passeig de Sant Joan avenue in Barcelona, according to police.
According to local media reports, the 43-year-old man has been taken to a hospital.
An investigation has been launched by the Barcelona City Guard, as well as the police force of Catalonia (Mossos d'Esquadra). (ANI/Sputnik)