Meet the Officer Who Killed Four Terrorists in the Cambrils Attack
By Erika Haas
Members of the Mossos d’Esquadra police force erupted in applause when the brave officer who shot and killed four terrorists in Cambrils, Spain, last week returned to the station later that day.
— SAP MOSSOS (@SAP_MOSSOS) August 18, 2017
The officer, who’s name has not been released for security reasons, was reportedly working overtime to earn some extra cash for his family when five men attempted to drive a car into a group of pedestrians in the Spanish seaside town. After the vehicle crashed into a police checkpoint, the men hopped out and began attacking innocent civilians with an axe and knives.
The officer was able to gun down four of the five terrorists, likely saving dozens of lives. The fifth terrorist, who stabbed a woman in the neck before fleeing the scene, was shot and killed by another policeman.
It was later revealed that the officer is a former member of the Spanish army’s elite infantry unit, the Legion, and is an expert in rifles, machine guns and pistols.
However, El Mundo newspaper described him as being “very quiet” and “not the …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms