BREAKING: Spanish politician, 78, who helped found far-right Vox party is SHOT in the head in broad daylight in upmarket neighbourhood in Madrid

A SPANISH politician has been shot in broad daylight.

Alejo Vidal-Quadras, 78, received a bullet to the head at just before 2pm on Thursday.

He has been rushed to hospital following the incident on 40 Nuñez de Balboa street in Salamanca, an upmarket neighbourhood in Madrid.

?Vidal-Quadras was president of the Partido Popular’s Catalonia branch from 1991 until 1996.

He was also one of the founders of the far-right political party Vox.

The Policia Nacional are heading up the investigation but the motive of the shooting remains unknown.

More to follow…

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