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Reports: Injuries After Shooting Near Barcelona's Famed La Rambla

Someone reportedly opened fire at a hotel near the iconic Spanish street, which is popular with tourists and locals.

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At least two people have been wounded after a shooting on Tuesday near Barcelona's famed La Rambla street, according to Spanish media.

AMPLIACIÓN. Podría haber un herido grave en el tiroteo de la Rambla de #Barcelona. Más info:

According to the El País newspaper, two people opened fire on guests at a hotel before fleeing.

Coups de feu en plein après-midi à 50 mètres de la Rambla de Barcelone. Plusieurs blessés.


Tweets from those on scene showed police outside the building.

#BCN Los disparos se han producido frente a este hotel de Pintor Fortuny con Rambla

El País reported one person was seriously injured, while another person had knife wounds.

UPDATE: Areas of Barcelona's La Rambla pedestrian mall cordoned off as police search for suspects in hotel shooting.

Police have reportedly searched a nearby supermarket as the continue their manhunt.

IN PHOTOS: Aftermath of shooting in Barcelona's La Rambla (captions in Catalan)

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